Tag Archives: Culture

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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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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Effects of Slavery


Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

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Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia


Students examine racist artifacts at the Jim Crow Museum, located on the Ferris State University campus in Big Rapids, Michigan. “Our mission is to promote racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance.” Jim Crow … 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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“Will’s Award!”


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

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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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