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Dick Bogle Leaves Us With…


Bogle Leaves Us With Some Portland Black History Dick Bogle: A celebration of the Portland native’s life will be scheduled soon, Nola Bogle told the Willamette Week. Dick Bogle: A celebration of the Portland native’s life will be scheduled soon, Nola Bogle told … 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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TIME CHANGE(10am.Wed.Feb17)Dedication of Dr. Martin Luther King Post Office


TIME CHANGE (10 am, Wed. Feb 17) Location: 630 NE Killingsworth A community effort led by local letter carriers Jamie Partridge (left) and  Isham Harris (right) TIME CHANGE (10 am, Wed. Feb 17) Send me your name & classic address, … 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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Vision into Action (VIA) Coalition reborn!


Pics are comming soon – Vision into Action (VIA) Coalition reborn! Join the VIA Coalition for a Summer Social in the Park – (Tuesday, July 14, 2009) >>click here for Flyers<< 5:00 to 8:00 PM “Overlook Park“ 1301 N. Fremont … Continue reading

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