11-19-2017  7:45 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Know Your City

Know Your City is soliciting submissions from illustrators and writers for Oregon History Comics, Second Edition. As we continue organizing for equity, inclusion, and social justice, we aspire to provide platforms for creative expression that represent the beautiful diversity of our community.

To ensure all people have a fair chance to participate, Know Your City is specifically announcing a call for artists from a broad range of identities, including but not limited to, gender identity, race, and ability. If you are a person of color or identify with another underrepresented identity, fill out this submission form or email ask@knowyourcity.org for more information on applying.

Oregon History Comics Artist Submissions will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis until the submission deadline of Wednesday, August 31st (Midnight). Space cannot be guaranteed for all submissions. Featured artists will be selected and notified Friday, September 16th.

Our second opportunity is Youth Voices. Youth Voices is a ten part comic series that will focus on highlighting the challenges facing youth within the communities of Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah County. Youth between 12 and 24 are encouraged to apply through this link.

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