08-22-2017  11:45 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

$750,000 award from MacArthur Foundation to help Black storytellers get strategic ...

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Students showed their patriotic spirit while watching the live presidential election results at the election night party. (Photo by Albert Herring, Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0)

The Skanner News will be covering both national and local election night news. National election coverage comes from a partnership with the historically black university, Howard University in Washington D.C.

Howard University News Service will feature live broadcasts from their facebook page and print stories from area. Articles include a feature on ex-felons who will be voting for the first time, voter turnout results, a reflection on the end of the Obama era and more.

The Skanner News will be live blogging from the Oregon Convention Center tomorrow evening and updating election results as they come in.

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