The Skanner News - Northwest Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:29:49 -0700 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) Sybrina Fulton Pushes Community Involvement in Two-Day Portland Stop Some two thousand people pack halls to hear Trayvon Martin's mom speak   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:00:03 -0700
Seattle Attempt to Keep Addicts Out of Jail Shines in Study Unlike with many drug courts or other programs, participants aren't threatened with jail time or with being kicked out if they relapse

Northwest Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:19:25 -0700
'Oregon Experience' Explores Portland Civil Rights History The show delves into local African American social movements of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s   

]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:14:37 -0700
Letter Protests Dr. Martens’ Skinhead Marketing Ploy The brochure says, 'Almost immediately after its launch, skinheads adopted the boot as their weapon of choice'  

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:28:01 -0700
Oregon Lawmakers Seek Tax Code Change for Legal Pot Marijuana possession, sale and cultivation continue to be offenses under federal law  

Northwest Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:36:41 -0700
Multnomah County and Partners Team Up for Teen Health  The county is partnering with community organizations, schools and parents to teach positive life skills to teens   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:42:20 -0700
Portland Celebrates Juneteenth's 150-year anniversary On Saturday, June 20, 2015, Portland celebrates the end of slavery in America  

]]> (The Skanner) Northwest Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:28:43 -0700
Alberta Street Lawsuit Ends Over Delicious Pan of Lasagna The case still begs the question: How do you prove discrimination in a restaurant?   

]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:22:06 -0700
Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks in Portland on Youth Empowerment She appears at a local church event as well as the YWCA 23rd Annual Inspire Luncheon   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Tue, 07 Apr 2015 22:43:44 -0700
Urban League Holds Career Connections Fair The Urban League of Portland is hosting the 22nd Annual Career Connections Job Fair to connect employers with job seekers  

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:25:07 -0700
Show Boat Arrives at The Portland Opera The Portland Opera brings racially provocative musical "Show Boat" to town  

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 06 Apr 2015 21:39:29 -0700
Emmanuel Church Celebrates 50 Years Grand celebration will highlight local ministry’s dynamic past, present, and future

Northwest Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:59:57 -0700
Chokehold at High School Draws Complaint A Madison High School mother is taking a stand after her daughter was placed in a chokehold by a school vice principal during a minor scuffle off campus last winter   

]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:15:54 -0700
Q&A: OLCC Chair Rob Patridge on Marijuana Regulation Diversity, lessons from Colorado, and healthy free-market   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:46:43 -0700
Tenant Rights Organization Releases Eviction Comic  The Community Alliance of Tenants comic helps people understand their rights during an eviction   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:59:56 -0700