Tag Archives: Urban Renewal

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 Advertisements

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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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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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Dawson Park Gazebo


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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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On behalf of the City of Portland Black History Month Committee…


January 29, 2009 Mr. Will Bennett 17935 NE Oregon St. #A Portland OR 97230-6566 Re: Award Presentation, Thursday February 5, 2009 at the Fourth Annual Black Heritage City Hall Art Show Will, I apologize for getting this formal invitation out … Continue reading

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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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City aims to overcome blacks’ distrust from past dislocations


Two steps forward for the rest of Portland, one step backward for us. That’s the view of many longtime black residents about “progress” in Portland’s inner north and northeast neighborhoods. 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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