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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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“Local Color” will air = OPB


An OPB Original Local Color will air on Thursday, Feb 5th at 9 p.m. and Sunday, Feb 8th at 3 a.m. and 11 p.m. Mary J. Gardner Director Television Programming Oregon Public Broadcasting (503) 293-1951 (voice) (503) 293-4873 (fax) mgardner@opb.org … Continue reading

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