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PSU Portland Civil Rights Project documentary script- The Future of the Albina Community- part 2

December 23, 2008

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PSU Portland Civil Rights Project Script    Although the early period of the African American experience in Portland has been fairly well documented, after 1955 there is very little documentation, particularly of the civil rights movement in Portland. As an effort to remedy this, the PSU PDX Civil Rights Project’s goal is to add this […]

PSU Portland Civil Rights Project- Portland African American History and the Making of Portland’s Albina Neighborhood- part 1

December 22, 2008

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Fall 2008 Term, I took a class at Portland State University from first time instructor Felicia Williams called Recording Portland Civil Rights History. We did extensive historical research and conducted oral history interviews with African Americans in Portland who were active in the civil rights movement. We are in the process of creating an archive […]