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NEWS BRIEFS

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

'Eclipse Hate' Rally in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Portland’s Resistance to hold peaceful rally and march Aug. 18 ...

Celebrate Literacy at N. Portland Library’s Children’s Book Fair

Book fair runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Aug. 26 ...

Rachel Solotaroff, M.D., Named President & CEO for Central City Concern

Solotaroff steps into new role at the end of September, following Ed Blackburn's retirement ...

Self Enhancement, Inc. Brings the Dazz Band to a Free Community Festival

The Homecoming will celebrate community while striving to bring together displaced African-Americans in Northeast Portland ...

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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 ...

High-Prescription Drug Prices Hurt the Black Community

Congressional Black Caucus member Rep. Elijah E. Cummings advocates for “The Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Act,” a bill that...

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Portland Reacts to Killings

Faith community, police respond to Charleston shooting… For more information click here


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Recreational Pot Goes Legal July 1

The Oregon legislature and OLCC prepare for the legalization of marijuana on July 1… To read the whole story click here


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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

Supreme Court rules 5-4 that federal housing laws prohibit seemingly neutral practices that harm minorities… To read all about it click here


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AOC Closes $1.3 Million Loan Fund for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

Local non-profit lender Albina Opportunities Corporation expands business loan and advisory programs to support more underserved businesses… To see the details click here


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening June 26, 2015

Kam reviews Big Game, Max, Ted 2, Fresh Dressed, A Murder in the Park and more … To read reviews and view movie trailer click here


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