Monthly Archives: February 2013

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Mentors Host Black History Night

Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 6pm to 9pm @ Planned Parenthood, 3727 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Finding Our Road to Success mentoring program will be celebrating Black History Month with a focus on shining a positive light on the … Continue reading

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Rakim: The Icon Tour

Rakim (formerly of Eric B & Rakim) visits Portland next Thursday, February 28th, 2013. Dante’s 3rd & Burnside.  Call (503) 226-6630 for more information. Show starts at 9pm.

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The City of Portland invites you to “Creating Community Artfully”

The event is FREE and open to the public…Tuesday, February 26th, 2013. 5:30pm to 8pm. Emmanuel Church Community Room. 1033 N. Sumner. This event is an art sale & community celebration honoring Black History Month & musician, composer, band leader … Continue reading

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Queer Students of Color Conference 2013

The Queer Students of Color Conference (QSOC) will be held at Portland State University on Friday, April 12th-Sunday, April 14th 2013. QSOC has put out a call for papers/workshop proposals. Preference is given to Northwest folks, but all are welcome … Continue reading

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The Vagina Monologues

Join us as we raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls. Who: PSU Women’s Resource Center What: V-Day Portland State University 2013, a benefit production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, raising funds for the Women’s … Continue reading

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“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” Maya Angelou

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Blackface in Portland?

Shirley Q Liquor, whose actual name is Chuck Knipp, is a white gay man who has made their entire drag career around wearing Black face and performing racist caricatures of Black women. They’ve received support from Ru Paul, a known white … Continue reading

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