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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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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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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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Department of Education Website Lacked Black History


    By Brian Stimson of The Skanner To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Oregon’s statehood, the Oregon Department of Education wanted educators to share their knowledge of the state’s varied history. With the help of the Oregon Virtual School … Continue reading

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