04-26-2018  2:34 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Ballots Out For Delivery Today

USPS delivers ballots Wednesday, April 25 for the May 15 Primary Election ...

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

Think & Drink with Rinku Sen and Mary Li

Event takes place Wednesday, May 16, at Alberta Rose Theater ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

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 Staff

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.

Oregon Lottery
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