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PORTLAND BLACK HISTORY PROJECT: Dates/Times


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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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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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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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Vision into Action (VIA) Coalition reborn!


Pics are comming soon – Vision into Action (VIA) Coalition reborn! Join the VIA Coalition for a Summer Social in the Park – (Tuesday, July 14, 2009) >>click here for Flyers<< 5:00 to 8:00 PM “Overlook Park“ 1301 N. Fremont … Continue reading

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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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Oral Interview: W.D. ALLEN JR.


African American Music Collection: the interviews Oral/Writen Interview: W.D. ALLEN JR But that oral/written history was something he had done for what I believe was the University of Chicago, who was interviewing prominent Black Musicians on their stories. That would … Continue reading

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