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NEWS BRIEFS

Raina Croff to Speak at Architectural Heritage Center

'When the Landmarks are Gone: Older African Americans, Place, and Change in N/NE Portland’ describes SHARP Walking Program ...

Portland Playhouse Presents August Wilson’s ‘Fences’ Through June 10

May 20 performance will include discussion on mental health; June 10 performance will be followed by discussion of fatherhood ...

Peggy Houston-Shivers Presents Benefit Concert for Allen Temple CME

Concert to take place May 20 at Maranatha Church ...

Family Friendly Talent Show, May 18

Family Fun Night series continues at Matt Dishman Community Center ...

Oregon State study says it's OK to eat placenta after all

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — First experts said eggs are bad for you, then they say it's OK to eat them. Is red wine good for your heart or will it give you breast cancer?Should you eat your placenta?Conflicting research about diets is nothing new, but applying the question to whether new mothers...

US arrest, raids in Seattle pot probe with China ties

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities have arrested a Seattle woman, conducted raids and seized thousands of marijuana plants in an investigation into what they say is an international black market marijuana operation financed by Chinese money, a newspaper reported Saturday.Authorities are still...

State sees need to reduce elk damage in the Skagit Valley

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Elk are easy to spot against the green backdrop of the Skagit Valley, where much of the resident North Cascades elk herd that has grown to an estimated 1,600 is found.For farmers in the area — especially those who grow grass for their cattle or to sell to...

Famed mini sub's control room to become future exhibit

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum at Keyport has a new addition to its archives — the salvaged control room of the legendary, one-of-a-kind Cold War-era miniature submersible NR-1.Adm. Hyman G. Rickover, the father of the nuclear Navy, conceived the idea for the...

OPINION

Golfing While Black Is Not a Crime

Grandview Golf Club asks five Black women to leave for golfing too slow ...

Discovering the Best of Black America in 2018

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis discusses the DTU Journalism Fellowship & Scholarship Program ...

Will Israel’s Likud Party Ever Respect the Rights of Palestinians?

Bill Fletcher weighs in on the precarious future of the two-state solution between the Israeli government and the Palestinian people ...

The Future of Medicinal Marijuana in Pets

Dr. Jasmine Streeter says CBD-derived products show beneficial therapeutic benefits for pets ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.The leading players — from established national figures such as former Vice President Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders...

Guess who's coming to Windsor? Royal ceremony weds cultures

BURLINGTON, New Jersey (AP) — With a gospel choir, black cellist and bishop, Oprah, Serena and Idris Elba in the audience and an African-American mother-of-the-bride, Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle was a blend of the solemn and the soulful.Guess who's...

A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

WINDSOR, England (AP) — The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.British...

ENTERTAINMENT

Reggie Lucas, who worked with Miles Davis and Madonna, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Reggie Lucas, the Grammy-winning musician who played with Miles Davis in the 1970s and produced the bulk of Madonna's debut album, has died. He was 65.The performer's daughter, Lisa Lucas, told The Associated Press that her father died from complications with his heart early...

Broadcast networks go for milk-and-cookies comfort this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — If provocative, psyche-jangling shows like "The Handmaid's Tale" are your taste, head directly to streaming or cable. But if you're feeling the urge for milk-and-cookies comfort, broadcast television wants to help.The upcoming TV season will bring more sitcom nostalgia in the...

Met says it has evidence Levine abused or harassed 7 people

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera said in court documents Friday that it found credible evidence that conductor James Levine engaged in sexually abusive or harassing conduct with seven people that included inappropriate touching and demands for sex acts over a 25-year period.The Met...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an...

The Latest: Venezuelans line up to vote in Sunday's election

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela (all times local):9:22...

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a...

Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

WINDSOR, England (AP) — And now in the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God, Father, Son and...

Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Nothing quite captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday's royal wedding as...

Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

LONDON (AP) — Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is the master British designer behind the sleek silk...

Addie Jean Haynes

Addie Jean Haynes, passed away on September 20, 2015 in Gresham, Oregon. Addie was born on August 30, 1926 to James and Sylvia Thompson in Plumbersville, Arkansas. She graduated from Manuel Training High school in Muskogee, Oklahoma, at the age of 16. She attended Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, where she graduated with honors. Addie Jean was also crowned Homecoming Queen in 1946.

Addie Jean met Oscar M. Haynes, Jr. at a dance and they were married on Feb 4, 1949 at the old Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Vestibule. This made her an active Silhouette with her husband's fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi. To this union, four children were born. They were very active in the community and Addie Jean was a Classroom and Home Economics Teacher, as well as the first Administrate Director for the Head Start Program with Portland Public Schools until she retired with 30 years of service in total.

Addie Jean will always be known by her family as the Loving Disciplinarian and by the community as an Educator, Children's Advocate and Humanitarian. She loved cooking, sewing, spare heading multiple committees and event planning. She was at one time a Master Seamstress.

While her children were in school Addie Jean was Blue Bird Leader with Campfire Girls, and the Treasurer for her sons Cub Scott Pack and Boy Scout Troop. (All three sons became Eagle Scouts). She was a Homeroom Mother and a member of the PTA for Irvington Elementary School. Addie Jean joined Jack and Jill of America, Inc. which kept her and her children very active socially and within the community. Over a period of time with Jack and Jill, Addie Jean served as President, Vice President, Treasurer and a Group Leader of the Portland Chapter. She was also Regional Conference Chairman and Area Conference Chairman.

When she was not raising her family, Addie Jean was very busy in the community. Addie Jean was a Commission for the State of Oregon, for the Commission for Women, serving 10 terms and the Loan Recruiter for United Way. She was also a lifetime member and former Far West Regional Director of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Sorority and a Platinum Links Sister. Among her many achievements she was on the scholarship committees for both organizations.

Addie Jean had the privilege of publicly awarding the recipients of the scholarships. She served on Black College Committee as a Board Director and with the United Negro College Fund Telethon. As a result she played a part of insuring the higher education for couple hundred graduating high schools seniors. Addie Jean also worked with March of Dimes, United Way and the Multnomah County Cancer Prevention Studies. In 1996 she became a recipient of the White Rose Awards. This was just one of many, many awards and honors that she received in her lifetime.

Addie Jean was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Derrick Alan Haynes Sr. and brother, Garland Lee Thompson Sr. She is survived by, her sister Shirley M. Thompson of California, a brother James A. Thompson, Jr., daughter, Karen D. Coleman, sons, Oscar M. III (wife Lorinda) Haynes, Oregon, Bryan D. (wife Lynn) Haynes, DDS(s) of California, grandchildren, Adrian Coleman, , Cameron Coleman, Shyreen (husband Brian) Wright, Derrick Haynes II, Darnell Haynes, Natasha Haynes, of Oregon, Devin Coleman of Washington, Jeris (wife Christie) Coleman of Texas, Alexandria Haynes, Bryanna Haynes, California and 11 great- grandchildren and along with a host of other family members and friends.

A memorial service for Addie Jean will be held at Caldwell's Mortuary at 20 NE 14th Avenue at 11:00 am on Friday, October 23, 2015 with the repast following the service, at the June Key Delta House on 5940 N. Albina St. You can find Addie Jean Haynes online at www.caldwellsfuneralhome.com for sending flowers and any other information.

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