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*TODAY* Grand opening of Cuisine of Africa

Sunday, September 24, 2017


3601 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

From popular demand, Cuisine of Africa is opening its door on September 24th at 11 am. We will feature amazing and succulent dishes from West Africa. Come savor the authenticity of African cooking!

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It’s fall…

The Women of Color (WOC) Zine Workshops blog returns to share the latest happenings in PDX and across the country. We hope everyone had a good summer.

If you can, support the work of the WOC Zine Workshops by making a donation. The funds will be used to publish our zine collective.

We wish you a wonderful fall season!

Portland Downtown Cityscape in the Fall

Portland in the Fall

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Happy Summer!!

The Women of Color (WOC) Zine Workshops would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. We will be taking a blogcation.

Remember to check out WOC zine members at this year’s Portland Zine Symposium. July 22nd-23rd at APANO Jams.

WOC Zine Workshops co-founder, Tonya Jones, will be hosting a workshop dedicated to the voices/creative work/activism of Black women/folks in Portland. POC and allies are encouraged to attend.

We hope to see you there 🙂

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Zines for the End Times: Hosted by the Portland Zine Symposium




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25th Good in the Hood Multicultural Music, Arts & Food Festival



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Black Liberation Ride 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017


Irving Park

Another year of Juneteenth means another reason to celebrate Black Liberation. Let’s come together in solidarity for a community bike ride for cyclists of color. We’ll ride a loop through North Portland, starting at Irving Park and touring through a few POC-owned coffee shops and food joints on the way. The route will be around 9 miles, at a very chill and friendly pace with multiple stops along the way.

Need a bike/helment/gear? Check out POC-owned Community Cycling Center!

Please note this ride is designed specifically for **People of Color**. If you’re wondering why it’s problematic for a non-POC to take up space at this event in the whitest city in the U.S. then you *probably* shouldn’t come.

For those who don’t know, Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the emancipation of black slaves throughout the Confederate South, held every June 19th. But don’t get it twisted- Abe Lincoln might have signed the order, and General Gordon Granger might have enforced it, but at the end of the day, BLACK FOLKS FREED OURSELVES. Let us give credit where credit is due- to black union soldiers, slaves who burned down plantations while their masters slept, slaves who not only risked life and limb to escape, but headed back south to free others. And of course we shouldn’t forget heroes like Harriet Tubman and Robert Smalls.

Let’s ride to celebrate our liberation, but let’s also acknowledge the work that still needs to be done. We can’t rely on anyone else to liberate us, we must do it ourselves!

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Portland Stands United Against Hate


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Happy June!!

June is LGBT Pride Month…there are several events happening in Portland to celebrate!! Check out the website Pride NW to learn more 😉

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