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PSU 37th Annual African Cultural Night!

Saturday, May 27, 2017 4pm-9pm Portland State University/Student Center The Association of African Students of Portland State University presents the 37th annual African Cultural Night.. Journey to the Motherland! Join us on a cultural journey celebrating the arts, attire, and … Continue reading

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Open Forum with Ebony the Women of Color Leadership Coordinator

Thursday, May 25, 2017 12pm-1:30pm Portland State University/Women’s Resource Center Join the Women’s Resource Center in welcoming Ebony Oldham, the new Women of Color Leadership Coordinator! Ebony will be hosting an open forum to create space to get to know … Continue reading

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Black Community Preview of the Historic Black Williams Project

Saturday, May 20, 2017 3pm Billy Webb Lodge 1050 Williams Ave. was once the vibrant heart of Portland’s Black community. Formerly known as the “Black Broadway,” the corridor included a concentration of Black churches, businesses, social service organizations and nightclubs … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines

The WOC Zine Workshops wishes women of color caregivers a Happy Mother’s Day. Check out a great book Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines that centers the experiences of women of color mothers, particularly those who are professional activists … Continue reading

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Queer Students of Color Conference: Decolonizing Queerness

April 28-April 30 12pm Portland State University/1825 SW Broadway Join us for the seventh Queer Students of Color Conference, organized by students at Portland State University to convene students and community members together and create intentional communities around the intersections … Continue reading

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What Is May Day? (POC Only)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:30pm Unite Oregon/700 Killingsworth St

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The Zeitgeist: Being a Writer of Color in Today’s Portland

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 6pm-8:30pm PICA (Downtown Office) In 2015, according to the recent U.S. Census Bureau data, 87.6% of people living in Portland were White. If you Google “Best Literary Cities” you’ll frequently find Portland on those “Best of…” … Continue reading

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Yellow Accomplice: How Asian-Americans Aid White Supremacy

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 2pm-3:30pm *****THIS WORKSHOP IS PART OF THE TWO-DAY ANNUAL DAY OF ABSENCE/DAY OF PRESENCE EVENT AT THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2240072412884080/ Do Asian Americans aid in White Supremacy? If so, how does that look like? Why … Continue reading

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