12-02-2016  9:49 am      •     

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The Foster Area Business Association will light their three foot traveling tree Twiggy at Laurelwood City Park at 6 p.m.

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Keynote Speaker Attorney Craig Sims talks with a member of the audience before speaking at the 6th Annual Mothers for Police Accountability Justice Breakfast. Photo by Susan Fried  

NAACP Election, Private Prisons, Housing and more

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Portland Parks & Recreation will host a Native American Marketplace & Family Day Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 

NAACP, Community Forum, Job Training and more

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The Wake of Vanport oral history documentary screened at the historic Hollywood Theatre in Northeast Portland November 20, 2016. 

The Skanner News screened the newest edition of the Wake of Vanport series at the historic Hollywood Theatre in Northeast Portland.

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Portland State University, Picture taken October 2006 by Josef Lotz, CC-BY-SA.  

Portland State President Wim Wiewel declared the university a sanctuary campus 

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PCC Cascade President Karin Edwards and Eveyln Crowell at the open house celebrating the new Center for African American Community History in the library to open in 2017. 

PCC Cascade hosted an open house to celebrate a new African American community history center in honor of the librarian and philanthropist

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Concordia University offers three days of Christmas services and carols

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PCJF to Defend Free Speech Rights in Federal Court, Monday November 14, 2016

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Bernard LaFayette Jr.  

Freedom Rider Bernard LaFayette Jr. was chosen in recognition of his outstanding work towards the promotion of peace, reconciliation, and justice

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NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement regarding the results of the 2016 presidential election Wednesday: 

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