The Skanner News - Northwest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:13:03 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) Jefferson and Roosevelt Make Highest Leaps in Graduation Rates School’s across Oregon see gains across the board   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:44:02 -0800
Advocates Push for Culturally Relevant Education Know Your City, Teaching With Purpose push to include more diverse stories in education   

]]> (Arashi Young) Northwest Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:12:24 -0800
Deputies on Leave After Shooting in Clackamas County 19-year-old Christopher Kalonji died after officers were called to assist with a mental health crisis 

]]> (Christen McCurdy) Northwest Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:19:48 -0800
Gaps in Teacher Effectiveness Hurt Young, Minority Students Only about half of second-graders from households earning less than $50,000 have access to highly educated teachers 

]]> (By Freddie Allen, NNPA News Wire Senior Correspondent) Northwest Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:04:25 -0800
Portland Exhibit Features NW Artists of African Ancestry Onyx Arts brings fine arts show to federal building starting Feb.11  

]]> (The Skanner News) Northwest Sat, 30 Jan 2016 17:55:29 -0800
Crews Break Ground to Save Historic Mississippi Avenue Property $40,000 in fines still loom over the building, one of the last remaining Black-owned properties on the street   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:08:08 -0800
Addressing Islamophobia Community speaks out in the face of bigoted fear against the world’s fastest growing religion   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:51:07 -0800
Holdouts in Oregon Siege Offer to Leave if None Are Charged One of the last holdouts in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge said the remaining occupiers will leave if none of them will be arrested   

Northwest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:17:27 -0800
Facing Race: The 2015 Racial Equity Legislative Report The report highlights an impressive year of racial equity progress from the state legislature   

]]> (Arashi Young) Northwest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:56:47 -0800
Arrests of Oregon Standoff Leaders Leaves 1 Person Dead One of the occupiers was killed by officers during a traffic stop and eight others were arrested   

Northwest Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:35:51 -0800
Tracy Morgan: Back from the Edge and Returning to Stand-up Former ’30 Rock,’ ‘SNL’ star talks about his first tour after a gruesome 2014 accident that killed a friend and nearly cost him his life 

]]> (FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer) Northwest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:04:43 -0800
Armed Group to Tear Up Contracts to Protest Federal Land Policy Ammon Bundy turned down private meeting with FBI because he wanted media presence    

]]> (KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press) Northwest Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:08:55 -0800
Foreclosure Crisis Lingers in the Black Community The NAACP sued against big banks for unfair lending in 2007 - but gaps in homeownership and wealth persist 

]]> (Avis Thomas Lester, Urban News Service) Northwest Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:51:17 -0800
Bonner Speaks at MLK Breakfast Civil rights lawyer talks about the Civil Rights Movement, nonviolence and coming together

]]> (Christen McCurdy) Northwest Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:47:16 -0800
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month African Americans are five times more likely to develop the progressive eye disease

]]> (Arashi Young) Northwest Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:21:34 -0800