Tag Archives: Civil Rights Leaders

GOLDEN WEST HOTEL EXHIBIT IS ONLINE


The Golden West Hotel was a vibrant place of employment and socializing for Portland’s African American community in the early 1900s. Display panels and audio narrative detailing this history can be found on the W. Broadway side of the building … Continue reading

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TIME CHANGE(10am.Wed.Feb17)Dedication of Dr. Martin Luther King Post Office


TIME CHANGE (10 am, Wed. Feb 17) Location: 630 NE Killingsworth A community effort led by local letter carriers Jamie Partridge (left) and  Isham Harris (right) TIME CHANGE (10 am, Wed. Feb 17) Send me your name & classic address, … Continue reading

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Golden West Hotel Historic Display


  The woman’s name in black is Willie Richardson, from Salem. The woman on the left, is Jodi Cheever from Portland. -by Photo by Brian Stimson Anthony I. Allen never knew W.D. Allen, his grandfather and the original owner of … Continue reading

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The story of what happened when Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates was arrested at his home


source: http://www.npr.org Gates & Police Have Very Different Accounts Of His Arrest The headline at The Harvard Crimson: “Renowned Af-Am Professor Gates Arrested For Disorderly Conduct; Gates, Who Was Trying To Enter His Own Home, Reportedly Accused Police Of Being … Continue reading

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Bogle, Kathryn (1906-2003)


Kathryn Hall Bogle, an early African American journalist in Oregon, was also the first black woman to hold a state government position in Oregon […] more@source@blackpast.org Bogle, Kathryn (1906-2003) AFRICAN-AMERICAN-HISTORICAL-DISTRICT.COM

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Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome & More…


Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome : Prof. James Smalls and more // Written by RBGStreetScholar on // Apr-24-08 9:18pm2008-04-24T21:18:46 From: rbg-street-scholar-multi-media-e-zine.blogspot.com Author/Educator/Activist Professor James Small was born in 1945, on Arcadia plantation, located on the banks of the Waccamaw River. Post-Traumatic Slave … Continue reading

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The Asian Reporter – Film Section


The Asian Reporter – Film Section. Where EAST meets the Northwest FIGHTING RACISM. Local Color, a documentary on African America’s unsettled social and legal status in Oregon, airs February 14 on Oregon Public Broadcasting Plus. (Photo courtesy of Oregon Public … Continue reading

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Department of Education Website Lacked Black History


    By Brian Stimson of The Skanner To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Oregon’s statehood, the Oregon Department of Education wanted educators to share their knowledge of the state’s varied history. With the help of the Oregon Virtual School … Continue reading

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Jefferson H.S. Centennial Celebration, May 28-30, 2009


HOME COMMITTEES CONTACT EVENT OUTLINE FACEBOOK JEFFERSON ARTWORKS LINKS LOGO MERCHANDISE PHOTO/MEMORY ALBUM JEFF ALUM 100 FRIENDS Jefferson Centennial and All-Class Reunion Jefferson H.S. Centennial Celebration, May 28-30, 2009 Click this LINK to go to a PDF ad for window … Continue reading

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Effects of Slavery


Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

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