February 22, 2024

Uncovering Oregon’s Black History: Oregon’s Black Pioneers

Carpenter Hall, Ashland 44 S. Pioneer St, Ashland

People of African descent have lived and worked in Oregon since before the founding of the earliest English-speaking settlements in the Americas. Despite this, the popular narrative of our state’s history excludes the experiences of African Americans before the mid-20th century. This erasure is the result of historic legal and social marginalization that contributes to […]

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