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2006 Breakfast InformationFor tickets e-mail mlkbreakfast@theskanner.com or come to The…


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Project aims to raise African Americans' political involvement

It can be hard in today's world to be heard when you've got something to say. And when you're a person of color in Oregon, it can be even harder — despite recent U.S. Census Bureau information showing that Oregon is growing more diverse, it's still among the Whitest states in the Union.


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The party gets bouncing at the recent Self Enhancement Inc. 25th anniversary celebration, held at the organization's headquarters on North Kerby Avenue. For more on the celebration, see page 14.


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Ralph Nickerson, left, Trail Blazers Head Coach Nate McMillan and Paul Knauls Sr. warm up before last year's African American Health Coalition Wellness Walk. This year's walk, the fourth annual, steps off at 9 a.m. Saturday at Dawson Park, corner of Northeast Stanton Street and Williams Avenue.


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African American Scholarship Foundation founder Albert Holmes, right, presents a scholarship award Aug. 13 to Deondra Randle, left, while fellow winner Destinee Dixon, background, looks on.


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Five-year plan would raise property taxes $13 a month on average

Voters will be asked to consider a five-year levy in November, designed to pay for more teachers and updated books and learning materials.
The "local option" levy proposal was approved unanimously by the Portland School Board on Monday.
If voters approve the measure, taxes would be collected beginning in November 2007; it would provide the district $33 million in the first year and would result in $41.6 million in 2011-12, the levy's last year.


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Elementary schools doing well, but high schools falling behind

There's good news and bad news with this year's annual school achievement tests: 90…


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Applications are being accepted for a class to help individuals learn the skills to become leaders…


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Chemeketa Community College in Salem is offering a Leadership Institute designed for people who…


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