PDX Civil Rights Project


Hi Will,

I wanted to let you know that the first set of interviews and documentaries from my Portland State University and University of Portland students are finishing up. I have scheduled two public presentations, one for each school, for December 3rd. Here’s the information:

PSU PDX Civil Rights Project Public Presentation

When: December 3, 2008 from 2-4:30 pm. Documentary will start at 2:30 pm
Where: PSU’s Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 296
Who: The public is welcome to attend.
What: This documentary will focus on the three major areas of the Civil Rights movement in Portland: education, housing, and employment and it will incorporate interviews with 13 people and historical research by students.
*Light refreshments will be served
UP PDX Civil Rights Project
When: December 3, 2008 from 7-10 pm, Documentary will start at 7:15 pm.
Where: University of Portland’s Buckley Center Room 209
Who: The public is welcome to attend
What: This documentary will focus on a historical timeline, incorporating memories from Paul Knauls, Senator Avel Gordly, Kent Ford, and Joyce Harris about specific events in Portland’s African American history.
*Light refreshments will be served
Thanks and I hope to see you there!
Sincerely,
Felicia Williams
Instructor, PSU Black Studies Dept.
Instructor, UP History Dept.
fwilliam@pdx.edu
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