Monthly Archives: February 2016

Word Warriors : Paul LaPier plus invites, Melanie Fey plus invites , NPC poets

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 7pm Common Grounds Coffeehouse This month will be a double headliner night, and each of our super talented Headliners are bring two poets of their choice to read with them. First, we will kick off the … Continue reading

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*Today!* PDX Live Nonprofit Hour

Sunday, February 28, 2016 4pm The WayPost Join us at The Waypost to enjoy a live recording of The Non-Profit Hour for XRAY.FM. PFLAG Portland Black Chapter will be interviewed, alongside Chloe Eudaly for Portland City Council, and a performance … Continue reading

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Hidden History of Albina Tour

Thursday, February 25, 2016 2pm-4pm The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the … Continue reading

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*TODAY!* Housing is a Human Right: Resisting Sweeps and Evictions

Sunday, February 21, 2016 12pm-4pm Musicians Union Local 99 Houseless people and low income tenants are frontline communities bearing the brunt of the skyrocketing drive for profit in the Portland housing market. Harassed by the police and slumlords, these communities … Continue reading

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Emory Blacktivism Conference: Intersectionality in the Movement

If you are near Atlanta/the ATL!!  The 2nd Annual Blacktivism Conference will be taking place February 20, 2016 at the Emory School of Medicine. This year’s discussion topics include Black mental health, Palestinian solidarity, Afrofuturism and hip hop, black queer … Continue reading

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Blackentine’s Day: For Black People and Those They Love

Sunday, February 14, 2016 6pm In Other Words Bookstore 14 NE Killingsworth St. Black Joy: Blackentine’s Day is about centering Black people, those they love and those that love Black people. Black people, we warmly encourage you to invite people … Continue reading

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February 2016 Vigil for Keaton Otis

Friday, February 12, 2016 6pm NE 6th and NE Halsey Keaton Otis was a young Black man murdered by the Portland police over five years ago, May 12, 2010. The police admitted they stopped him for “looking like a gangster.” … Continue reading

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