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City aims to overcome blacks’ distrust from past dislocations


Two steps forward for the rest of Portland, one step backward for us. That’s the view of many longtime black residents about “progress” in Portland’s inner north and northeast neighborhoods. Continue reading

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Boise and Eliot: Local historian’s quest protects black history


Boise and Eliot: Local historian’s quest protects black history – Portland News | Oregon Local News – OregonLive.com.

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A little more light on little-known history


From the Oregonian, August 7 2008 Golden West Building When Portlanders talk about the city’s African American history, many speak of the black shipyard workers who were relocated to inner North and Northeast after the 1948 Vanport flood. Fewer know … Continue reading

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