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Ugly fried history@Portland.OR


source: BLACKINFORMANT.COM Curator’s Notes: The Coon Chicken Inn was a highly successful restaurant chain from the late 1920s through the 1950s. A grinning, grotesque head of a bald Black man with a porter’s cap and winking eye formed a restaurant’s entryway. … Continue reading

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PPS Curriculum Adoption’Portland Public Schools district is the first in the state to use a textbook exploring Oregon’s racial history


Portland Public Schools district is the first in the state to use a textbook exploring Oregon’s racial history Subject: PPS Curriculum Adoption Go to this link for the Oregonian article of May 12, 2008. From: Marcia Arganbright <marganbr@pps.k12.or.us> Date: Tue, … Continue reading

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Earl Henry Winchester


Life Story: Earl Winchester Posted by Joan Harvey, The Oregonian Joan Harvey, The Oregonian –> July 25, 2009 09:00AM Earl Henry Winchester Born: Oct. 5, 1921, in Kinsley, Kan. Died: July 11, 2009, in Portland Survivors: Wife, Virginia B.; daughter, … Continue reading

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Black In Oregon: precarious


State of black Oregon: precarious Bleeding_of_albina.pdf by Nikole Hannah-Jones, The Oregonian Saturday July 25, 2009, 10:00 AM source: OregonLive.com Sharon Peters, who has a daughter headed to college a son who’s a senior in high school, waits at the state … Continue reading

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From: OREGON 150


Article from The Skanner: As Website Lacked Black History, Activists Stepped in to Fill the Gap Portland 1969 Race Riots Author:  Felicia Williams Grade(s):  9-12 Attachment Size …Lesson plan – admin – 04/20/2009 – 12:45pm – 0 comments – 1 attachment … Continue reading

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Effects of Slavery


Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

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Dawson Park Gazebo


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On behalf of the City of Portland Black History Month Committee…


January 29, 2009 Mr. Will Bennett 17935 NE Oregon St. #A Portland OR 97230-6566 Re: Award Presentation, Thursday February 5, 2009 at the Fourth Annual Black Heritage City Hall Art Show Will, I apologize for getting this formal invitation out … Continue reading

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“The City of Portland Black History Month Committee invites you to attend”


Celebrate Black History Month in February! Black history is American history. Visit the monthly cultural celebration page for event details. : ______________________________________________ From: Hanson, Karyn Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 9:02 AM To: Citywide All Employees Distribution List Subject: Black History is … Continue reading

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Black Heritage City Hall Art Show


  Black Heritage City Hall Art Show        

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