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NEWS BRIEFS

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

Portland Joins National Movement to End Prostate Cancer

Second annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk returns this June ...

Governor Kate Brown Signs Foster Children’s Sibling Bill of Rights

Current and former foster youth advocated for policy to maintain critical sibling relationships ...

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Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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William F. Johnson

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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