Monthly Archives: July 2012

WOC Action Team

Portland State University Women’s Resource Center has many action teams (Reproductive Rights, Men in the Movement, Women Veterans etc)….It’s an opportunity to provide a safe space for WOC students on campus, network with allies, and have fun and empowering events. … Continue reading

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National Council of Negro Women Fundraiser Breakfast

This past weekend, I (Tonya) got the opportunity to hang out with the members of the National Council of Negro Women (NCONW). It was a breakfast fundraiser for the group. The National Council of Negro Women was founded in 1935 … Continue reading

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“Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender” Alice Walker

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Meet Monica Miller, Professor of Hip Hop

Dr. Monica R. Miller is a visiting Assistant Professor in Lewis and Clark’s Religious Studies department. She earned her master’s degree from Drew University and her Ph.D. from Chicago Theological Seminary. She’s an expert in religion in Pop Culture. Miller … Continue reading

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Beasts of the Southern Wild: Post apocalyptic struggle pornography for sympathetic white viewers.

Once a month we will feature a guest contributor…this month Jamondria Harris reviews the film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” Beasts of the southern wild:  Post apocalyptic struggle pornography for sympathetic white viewers. By Jamondria Harris Prior to watching the … Continue reading

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Portland’s Racial Profiling Reality

“A new report on traffic stops by Portland Police finds that minorities are still being pulled over by officers at a disproportional rate, but for the first time police Copwatchers say police have begun to recognize that racial profiling is … Continue reading

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“I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or to someone else’s ignorance.”  bell hooks

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Afrique Bistro Benefit

Afrique Bistro, 102 NE Russell Street opens its door each last Saturday of the month to raise donations for the African Women’s Coalition. Great Caribbean and African music along with good drinks and fun people, 9pm to 2:30am $10 at … Continue reading

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Are you Ready?

Saturday, August 4th, 10:30am-3pm. Midland Library (parking lot) 805, SE 122nd Ave., Portland. Free to the public, plus fun prizes, food! For more information call: (503) 285-5555 ext 501 Many of our community have been displaced from inner North and … Continue reading

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NAYA Housing-to-Homeownership Fair

The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) holds its 7th Annual Native American Housing-to-Homeownership fair. Saturday, July 28th, from 10am to 3pm. at the NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia Blvd. The event will include the following: drawings for … Continue reading

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