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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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*SOLD OUT*: Dr. Cornel West | *PCC*


Black History Event: Dr. Cornel West | PCC. Event Planner: Sylvia Welch, Dir. Affimative Action, PCC

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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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McMenamins Kennedy School Presents…


History Pub Mondays at McMenamins Kennedy School Presents… African American Achievements in Early-Day Oregon Dr. Darrell Millner, professor of Black Studies at Portland State University, will offer his perspective on the subject, placing the event’s two topics in the larger … 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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