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Williams Avenue's Black History Corridor

Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97211, US (map)

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Tri-Met Bus #72 and Bus #73

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N Williams Avenue is changing. A lot. What many now living, working and playing in the area don’t know is that for the majority of the 20th century, N Williams, in the Albina neighborhood, was Portland’s largest African American community. Join our speaker panel to learn how the Historic Black Williams Project highlights this chapter of Portland history through a multimedia public art project. Speakers share the history of Albina, the impetus for the RACC Project and how art can be used as an instrument for Social Justice action and reform.


Race Talks is a free series co-sponsored by Donna Maxey (Founder/Director of Race Talks), World Arts Foundation, Resolutions Northwest, and McMenamins.

RACE TALKS 2, a free series presented by Portland Public Schools Office of Equity & Diversity and Donna Maxey, Founder/Director of Race Talks, is held the first Tuesday of every month.

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