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One of the largest African film festivals on the West Coast is exploring unchartered territory.This…


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Dee Dee BridgewaterStefon HarrisNicholas PaytonThe third annual Portland Jazz Festival, Feb. 17…


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WASHINGTON—The Judiciary Committee favorably recommended Samuel Alito's Supreme Court…


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NEW ORLEANS—A confident and determined Mayor Ray Nagin said he will oppose a moratorium on…


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The dream has finally come true! The Seattle Seahawks claimed the NFC Championship with a 34-14 win…


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The Skanner's keynote speaker focuses on civic emergencies

If disaster strikes in the Portland area, government disaster teams need to be acutely aware of the ethnically diverse nature of the population so they can communicate with the people they are trying to save.It's not enough to prepare an emergency plan, said Jonathan Jui, M.D., the keynote speaker at The Skanner Foundation's Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast, but officials need to know how to contact residents of diverse cultures.


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Roy Jay, standing, shows off his Drum Major for Justice Award at The Skanner's annual Martin…


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Years of budget cutbacks prompt education reformers to act

After months of quiet deliberation, education advocates from across Oregon are poised to file a…


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Culture-specific mental health practices will be the watchword

Mental health professionals have always faced special treatment challenges in communities of color.…


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Bennie AllenPortland resident Bennie L. Allen died Nov. 30. She was 64.Born on Oct. 7, 1941, in…


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The Skanner Foundation's 38th Annual MLK Breakfast