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  1. Portland News and Events for Oct. 16 Through November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Hundreds came out in North Portland for the Nigerian Community of Oregon and SW Washington this past weekend celebrated the 54th Nigerian Independence Day, featuring dancing and delicious food, Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Matt Dishman Community Center. Get involved in their events at www.ncoswa.org .

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  2. Portland Prime Gives Away Shoes and Steaks to 500 ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Skanner

    Portland Prime will give away 500 pairs of new shoes to local children on Oct. 18. Now in its third year, the Tennis Shoes and Steaks event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Portland Prime restaurant, 121 SW 3rd Ave., Portland. "The gift of a new pair of shoes can give a personal message of encouragement and can change a child's life forever," said restaurant owner Frank Taylor.

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  3. Development Wraps Black History and Career Education into Preservation ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Skanner

    Teressa Raiford and her uncle Andre Raiford are pictured here with Josh Cabot, project manager and Geoff Grummon, architect, from Livermore Architecture and Engineering Inc. Andre Raiford owns the site of the former Burger Barn at 3962 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, which is now slated to be preserved as a community resource center and soul food court. African Americans have lived and worked at this address since at least 1906.

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  4. Patrick Shariff Paden, 18, Arrested in April 27 ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Skanner

    Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team has arrested Patrick Shariff Paden, 18, and charged him with attempted murder, attempted assault and unlawful use of a weapon. Paden is suspected in a shooting, April 27, in the area of Northeast 9th Avenue and Stanton Street.

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  5. Portland News and Events for Oct. 4 Through Oct. 25, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Multnomah County's restorative justice program held a Farm to Table dinner Saturday Sept. 27 at the county's CROPS farm in Troutdale.

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  6. Weigh in on the Candidates for Monitoring DOJ settlement with PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Three members of the selection advisory board discuss the candidates: from left Bob Joondeph, of Disability Rights Oregon; Aimee Samara, Human Rights Commissioner and Michael Alexander, Urban League of Portland When Judge Michael Simon approved Portland's Settlement agreement with the Department of Justice, the city agreed to hire a Community Liaison/Compliance Officer to oversee progress and report back to the report. Now, for the next 30 days, the city is asking the public to comment on the three candidates under consideration.

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  7. Tony Award Winner Kinky Boots Arrives in the NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Kyle Taylor Parker is fourth from the right in this scene from Kinky Boots, and at center in photo below. Photographer: Mathew Murphy Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots kicks off the Northwest leg of its national tour in Portland Wednesday Oct 1. Created by Harvey Fierstein and with music by Cyndi Lauper, the musical plays at Portland's Keller Auditorium from Oct 1-5 before heading to Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre where it will run from Oct. 7-Oct. 26. Without giving too much away, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, a man who has inherited a nearly bankrupt shoe factory.

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  8. Portland News and Events for Sept. 25 Through October, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Portland's NAACP held a rally to protest the mistreatment of Black youth and adults by police and in the criminal justice system. Audrey Terrell, Tony Funchess and NAACP youth activists spoke to a crowd of families outside the Heavenbound Deliverance Center on N. Killingsworth St. in Portland.

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  9. Portland News and Events for September 20, 2014 Through OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Skanner

    A special tribute to beloved Northwest artist Janice Scroggins will highlight the 8th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction, Saturday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m. at the Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. The event features live performances by Norman Sylvester, Nu Shooz and Dr. Demento. Nine Oregon artists will be named to the Hall of Fame, and Album of the Year as well as Artist of the Year will be announced.

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  10. Videos Show Portland Officers Arresting and Tasing BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Skanner

    Police tased a 16-year-old boy in North Portland early Sunday and charged him with two counts of assault, disorderly conduct, harassment, resisting arrest and interfering with a police officer. The boy was evaluated at hospital before being taken to juvenile detention.

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  11. Portland News and Events for Sept. 13 through Sept. 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Skanner

    Albina Head Start and Portland Community College Cascade Campus last week honored beloved Portland couple John and Dian Jackson by naming the new Albina Head Start and Early Head Start Building in their honor. The Rev.

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  12. Portland DOJ Settlement: City Moves to Hire Compliance OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Skanner

    The City of Portland has announced three finalists for the position of Compliance Officer/Community Liaison to monitor the civil rights settlement between the city and the Department of Justice. Judge Michael Simon approved the settlement Aug. 29, with the requirement that the Compliance officer make an annual report to the court.

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  13. Black Parent Initiative Symposium this Saturday Features David BannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Skanner

    The Portland-based Black Parent Initiative's 5th Annual Parent Symposium features a keynote performance by Grammy-winning rapper David Banner and a wide array of free workshops designed to put better parenting tools into the hands of moms and dads. The daylong event is Saturday, Sept.

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  14. Portland News and Events for Sept. 6 Through Sept. 30, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The Portland-based Black Parent Initiative's 5th Annual Parent Symposium features rapper David Banner and a wide array of free workshops designed to put better parenting tools into the hands of moms and dads. The conference is Saturday, Sept.

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  15. Man Charged After Brandishing Air Pistol at I-84 Freeway RampRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Skanner

    A 27-year-old man was shot by police Monday after brandishing a gun on an entrance ramp to the I-84 eastbound freeway.

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  16. Portland News and Events for Aug. 30 Through September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: When Jason Washington of Brothers Gaining Equality through Excellence and community organizer DeMarcus Preston decided to start a "Take Back the Streets" movement against violence, the Community Cycling Center stepped up to sponsor their work with a big kickoff event last weekend.

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  17. Road Users Should Pay for Portland's Street RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Portland's 82nd Avenue is part of the State of Oregon's transportation system.

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  18. City Inks Alberta Street Grocery Deal with Natural GrocersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland NAACP President Audrey Terrell spoke at a March press conference reaffirming that the group had made peace with City of Portland development officials.

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  19. News Archives: A Forgotten Riot that Rocked City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Skanner

    The family of Lloyd 'Tony' Stevenson after the death of their son. Stevenson was an African American security guard who in 1985 was mistaken for a suspect by a Portland Police officer; the officer killed Stevenson after putting him in a chokehold.

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  20. Portland News and Events for Aug. 21 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland's African American Health Coalition held its annual Soul Stroll Health Walk 2014 Saturday, Aug. 16. More than 100 people turned out to Wilshire Park for the event which included encouraging words from Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and African American Chamber of Commerce president Roy Jay.

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