01-18-2017  4:08 pm      •     

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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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Project offers $500 stipend to storytellers 

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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 Tuesday evening 

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Lyft car in Los Angeles. (Photo by DoulosBen, CC BY-SA 4.0) 

The call is part of a broader inquiry into racial discrimination in the sharing economy 

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