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Remembering the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike

Julianne Malveaux on the Memphis strike and how the dignity of today's workers continues to be assailed ...

Letter to the Editor: KNA Objects to Dr. Martens Billboards

A letter from the King Neighborhood Association ...

Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt

Women and Blacks suffer disparate impacts, particularly at for-profit institutions, where they are disproportionately enrolled in most...

A New Year, a New Vision

North Portland Library will dedicate a display panel in the upstairs meeting room to visual artifacts contributed by the community ...

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ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

NEW YORK (AP) -- Call her Mrs. Beatz. Alicia Keys has married producer Swizz Beatz (Swiss Beats), with whom she is expecting her first child.
A representative for Keys on Sunday confirmed the wedding.
The Skanner News Video - Alicia weds
The Grammy winner and Beatz -- whose real name is Kaseem (KAH-seem) Dean -- announced in May that they were engaged. They were wed Saturday at a private ceremony. Deepak Chopra conducted the ceremony.
It is the 29-year-old singer's first marriage. Thirty-one-year-old Beatz has been married before and has two sons. Their baby is due later this year.

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