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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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Dr. Darrell Millner, “York of the Corps of Discovery.”


 Lives of Black Explorers Told Dr. Darrell Millner is a professor of Black Studies at Portland State University and the author of “York of the Corps of Discovery.”

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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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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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Black History Film “Local Color” Rereleased


Hi Will, We haven’t been keeping a real accurate tally but, as near as we can figure it, OPB has donated around 350 copies of Local Color to libraries, schools & civic organizations. We are also working to make the … Continue reading

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