The Skanner News - Commentary Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:42:19 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) New Entry in Race for Multnomah County Commissioner, District 1 Marissa Childs says she is running as a non-partisan candidate    

]]> (The Skanner News) Commentary Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:22:59 -0800
Blackonomics: Raising money or just raising Cain? James Clingman writes about the collective power of Black money in his new NNPA column   

Commentary Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:56:22 -0800
Flint, Mich. Residents Mistreated Because of Race and Class George Curry writes that racism and inept governing led to the water health crisis facing Flint Michigan  

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Hales Champions Housing Homeless People at Mayors Conference  Mayors across the country discuss economy, housing and public safety   

]]> (Portland Mayor Charlie Hales) Commentary Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:18:06 -0800
Consumer Bureau Cracks Down on Illegal Debt Collectors CFPB slaps illegal debt collectors with fines and refunds of more than $10.5 million   

]]> (Helen Silvis) Commentary Sun, 17 Jan 2016 10:17:02 -0800
Blackonomics: Tamir Rice - The shame of it all Columnist James Clingman contrasts the death of Tamir Rice to the treatment of "Affluenza" teen Ethan Couch   

Commentary Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:46:00 -0800
Families Advance with Recent Tax Bill, but Corporations Got a Lot More  Frank Clemente writes about big winners from the recent holiday tax deal passed by congress   

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Defends Racism from the Bench Scalia's "lesser schools" suggestion shows a misunderstanding of admissions policy

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Is Islamophobia the “Acceptable” Racism of the 21st Century? NNPA Columnist Bill Fletcher writes that Islamophobia disproportionately targets black and brown people   

Commentary Mon, 21 Dec 2015 19:13:59 -0800
US Muslim Women Debate Safety of Hijab Amid Backlash Women who wear a scarf or veil say they have many motivations for doing so, including demonstrating devotion to their faith and showing pride in their religious heritage.   

]]> (RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Reporter) Commentary Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:12:36 -0800
President Barack Obama Addresses Nation on Terrorism Watch video of the president making a rare speech from the Oval Office  

]]> (ULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent) Commentary Mon, 07 Dec 2015 07:55:10 -0800
American Colleges Must Stop Honouring Slaveholders Student protests are forcing Georgetown, Yale and other universities to confront their connections to slavery  

]]> (Marian Wright Edelman) Commentary Sun, 29 Nov 2015 07:58:00 -0800
US Black Chamber Backs Presidents Clean Power Plan Reducing carbon emissions will also prevent premature deaths caused by pollution in communities of color  

]]> (US Black Chamber of Commerce) Commentary Sun, 29 Nov 2015 07:37:44 -0800
ISIS and Changing the Game Tom Hastings of PeaceVoice argues against a violent response to ISIS   

]]> (Tom H. Hastings, Founding Director of PeaceVoice) Commentary Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:13:54 -0800
Black Students Who Study at "Predominately White" Universities Video report: Black at a PWI  

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