Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr / by Chris Bonner

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The Oregon Historical Society is launching a new exhibit "Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years" and offering FREE admission on January 15th from 10 am to 5 pm in honor of Dr. King. 

Take advantage of the opportunity to educate yourself about black history in Oregon during the civil rights era. If you cannot make it to the opening, the exhibit will be up through late June. 

Interested in the history of Real Estate in Portland as it relates to the black community, watch this online lectureby Dr. Karen J Gibson, Associate Professor at Portland State University discussing Portland’s Black Belt: Motives and Means in Albina Real Estate, 1940–1990.

photo credit: Oregon Historical Society