11-18-2017  9:02 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

William F. Johnson
By The Skanner News

Vietnam veteran William F. Johnson also known as Heavy, passed away October 15, 2016 in his home in Portland, Oregon. William was born October 17, 1952 in Kansas City Mo.

Services will be held at 11 a.m.at the Salvation Army, 5325 N. Williams Ave. Portland, OR on Friday October 28, 2016. Viewing will be held at the Rose City Mortuary, 5625 NE Fremont St. Portland, Or. on Thursday October 27, 2016 from noon until 5 p.m. 

William and Ruby were married in Portland, Oregon in 2005. However they had been together for 32 years. William leaves behind Ruby (wife Portland), William Jr. (son Kansas), Moeshie (daughter California) Jeanne (daughter Portland) Donta (son Portland) LaNae (daughter Portland), many grandchildren, one great grandson, and several nieces , nephews and cousins.

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