Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Oregon

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Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
African Americans of Portland
Portlander Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Oregon & Portland

    Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, both published by the Pioneers organization.   She also invites listeners to view "Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years," an online exhibit,  http://www.oregonblackpioneers.org/blog/racing-to-change-oregons-civil-rights-years-online-exhibit/.

   Oregon Black Pioneers is an all-volunteer organization founded in 1993 to do research and educate Oregonians about African-Americans’ contributions to Oregon’s history.  Presentations and exhibits on Oregon’s Black history have been done in schools of all levels, historical organizations and museums, libraries, civic and social clubs, and state and federal organizations and institutions across the state.

 

 

 

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