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Therese Bottomly, Editor, The Oregonian 

The Oregonian commissioned a study of its history of racism, and published the report on Oct. 24, 2022. The Skanner is pleased to republish the apology written by the editor, Therese Bottomly. We hope other institutions will follow this example of looking inward, acknowledging any racism they find, and inviting the community to engage in helping them create new pathways of racial Justice. 

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Sisters of the Road staff member Sonja 

Sisters of the Road share personal reflections of their staff after a town hall meeting at which people with lived experience of homelessness spoke

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Charlene Crowell is a senior fellow with the Center for Responsible Lending. 

HBCU borrowers question little loan forgiveness, delays to financial security  

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Ben Jealous 

Opponents of affirmative action have been trying to destroy it for years. And now it looks like they just might get their chance.

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Scholar, activist urges before casting your vote consider these recent findings

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We are on the precipice of finally doing away with our outdated and broken city government.

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Tom H. Hastings, PhD, coordinator of Conflict Resolution BA/BS degree programs and certificates at Portland State University 

You are part of the upcoming decisions that will affect our lives right now and the lives of coming generations.

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The Black vote has an opportunity to determine the outcome of the November 8 general election. Let's not be the only people who don’t realize our strength.

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Oscar H. Blayton  

A recent interview with Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas and an associate professor, reveals the inability of certain white Americans to share the benefits of our society

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Ben Jealous 

There is always a new low for Trump Republicans. And that is pretty frightening.

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