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PPS Curriculum Adoption’Portland Public Schools district is the first in the state to use a textbook exploring Oregon’s racial history


Portland Public Schools district is the first in the state to use a textbook exploring Oregon’s racial history Subject: PPS Curriculum Adoption Go to this link for the Oregonian article of May 12, 2008. From: Marcia Arganbright <marganbr@pps.k12.or.us> Date: Tue, … 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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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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“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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New Website Exposes Ku Klux Klan


via:The Skanner – Challenging People To Build A Better Future Now With a new historical webpage, University of Washington scholars are shining a bright light on one of the darkest chapters of Washington history – the days when the Ku … 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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