07-17-2019  7:27 pm   •   PDX Weather    •   SEA weather  

Julianne Malveaux 

It is unfathomable that the federal minimum wage has not been increased in more than a decade.

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Cheryl Smith, Publisher, Texas Metro News 

You have to seize the moment, every moment! If you want to tell someone you love them, you need to do it.

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Coming into view behind the excitement of the scoreboards and drama of the bribery scandal is a troubling dynamic playing out in real time: Big-time college sports are deepening the inequities faced by black male students seeking higher education.

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Some social media users want to know if actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman will do the same time.

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James Kelly, former President/CEO Urban League Seattle 

Former President of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle says we must support the country's Muslim community

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Stacy M. Brown 

William Spriggs, a chief economist at the AFL-CIO and professor in the department of Economics at Howard University said since reaching a low of 6 percent in November, the Black unemployment rate has climbed three straight months. “Given the relationship of the Black community to predatory sub-prime auto loans this is not good.”

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Federal Appeals Court rules African Americans were denied voting rights

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Dr. Jasmine Streeter 

 A few minutes from our homes in North Portland, Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area is a 2000 acre natural wetland known to host over 100 species of birds. Armed with a single pair of binoculars and our eyes, we set off for adventure.

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According to the Shelby County Schools’ website, the district serves more than 100,000 students in 200 schools. However, there is no collective representation of these 100,000 students. A student board member would be able to close the gap left through the current school board structure.

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The Georgia Senate passed a bill last week that would require anyone who vandalizes a monument to pay for the damages.

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