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Roots of gentrification: Key moments in North and NE Portland’s transformation during the past 24 years


Roots of gentrification: Key moments in North and NE Portland’s transformation during the past 24 years http://bit.ly/1rV2VL3 #KnowYourHistory #Gentrification & #Displacement #Albina #GhettoA ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially because … Continue reading

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Ugly fried history@Portland.OR


source: BLACKINFORMANT.COM Curator’s Notes: The Coon Chicken Inn was a highly successful restaurant chain from the late 1920s through the 1950s. A grinning, grotesque head of a bald Black man with a porter’s cap and winking eye formed a restaurant’s entryway. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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