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Target audience: Adults, 50+, Teens During the month of February, St. Johns Library will screen ... four movies that highlight and uplift the Black experience in America. Target audience:  Adults, 50+, ...
When

Thu, Feb 01, 2018 to
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

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as an extension of the  First Annual, city-wide, Black History Festival  to take place in February 1-28, 2018. ... World Stage Theatre has partnered with Black Student Union groups from four Portland metro high schools ... in history to highlight the African American experience to do collective research and curate pieces ...
When

Thu, Feb 01, 2018 to
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

First come, first served.

as an extension of the First Annual, city-wide, Black History Festival to take place in February 1-28, 2018. ... Stage Theatre has partnered with Black Student Union groups from four Portland metro high schools ... in history to highlight the African American experience to do collective research and curate pieces ...
When

Thu, Feb 01, 2018 to
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

First come, first served.

as an extension of the  First Annual, city-wide, Black History Festival  to take place in February 1-28, 2018. ... World Stage Theatre has partnered with Black Student Union groups from four Portland metro high schools ... in history to highlight the African American experience to do collective research and curate pieces ...
When

Thu, Feb 01, 2018 to
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

First come, first served.

of February, as an extension of the  First Annual, city-wide, Black History Festival  to take place in February ... World Stage Theatre has partnered with Black Student Union groups from four Portland metro high schools ... period in history to highlight the African American experience to do collective research and curate ...
When

Thu, Feb 01, 2018 to
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

First come, first served.

of February, as an extension of the  First Annual, city-wide, Black History Festival  to take place in February ... served. World Stage Theatre has partnered with Black Student Union groups from four Portland metro high ... period in history to highlight the African American experience to do collective research and curate ...
Black archive expert, artist and activist, Teressa Raiford, shares her family story and the tools ... to help preserve your own ancestors’ story. Learn about local resources to research your own history ...
Michelle Obama; Shoshana Johnson, the first black POW in the history of the Armed Forces, falsely labeled ... and gender in the U.S. media combine to visually excise black women from the conception of American citizen ... and the implications of that erasure. Black female personhood is portrayed in opposition to, rather than in addition ...

This event is part of a series that has 2 sessions.

When
  • Sat, Jun 09, 2018 - 3:30 to 5:30
  • Sat, Jun 16, 2018 - 3:30 to 5:30

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through a digital platform. Local Black archive expert, artist and activist, Teressa Raiford, shares her ... research your own history and bring photographs, news clippings and other artifacts to digitize for you ...
Poetry Month, we explore the contributions of Langston Hughes, one of the most visible writers ... in Harlem, supporting himself with odd jobs and writing. His writing reflected the idea that black culture ...
United States history from the black woman’s perspective. Michael Galen’s A Light of Hope seeks ... and history influence power. Oluyinka Akinjiola’s Quiet Strength is a tribute to civil right activism. ...
talks Vera Rubin For Women’s History Month, we celebrate the achievements of 10 contemporary astronomers ...
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Black Storytime

activities. Black Storytime builds language and literacy skills your child needs to be ready for kindergarten. ...
with our monthly tween gathering of creative minds. Start with our monthly project or use supplies on hand to make ...
of African Americans in Portland is rooted in the courageous determination of black pioneers to begin anew ... in Portland against a backdrop of exclusion laws that banned free blacks from settling in Oregon. The war ... Adults, Teens Event type:  Lectures & author talks Presenter:  Oregon Black Pioneers Kimberly Stowers ...
Target audience: Families, Grades K-5, Kids, Teens Join us for monthly special presentations ... from local community experts. Each month will be a new professional talking about their work from a police ...
for finding obituaries, death and funeral notices, and even researching your house history. Learn skills ... Computer Help Topics:  Genealogy, House History, Local interest ...
This is a time for caregivers with children ages 0 to 12 months to gather and play.     Participation is free. ...
in celebrating the big bold Black Women voices in Portland through their poetry and creative works. Featuring ...
and rejuvenation- through the artistic process. Each participant will receive an original black & white ...
用你的創意:以吸管塗畫不同型態的樹枝,用花紙剪裁和折疊3D櫻花,一起配襯、裝飾你獨特的櫻花樹。 Create unique tree branches on paper with black paint and plastic straws. Learn to fold, cut ...
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Book Babies

months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime and share a book together in each ...
Target audience: Grades K-5, Kids Event type: Book clubs & discussion groups Read the monthly ...
Target audience: Adults, Teens Join us for a screening of oral history documentaries, part ... is a community-driven, artist-led non-profit seeking to engage the public in remembering the silenced histories ...
30 minutes, followed by Oregon poets reading from their works. This monthly program is organized ...
to this month's book. A limited number of books are available for pick up at the library. Target audience:  ...
to this month's book. A limited number of books are available for pick up at the library. Target audience:  ...
Target audience: Adults, Families, 50+ Learn the history of our over 150-year-old library system ...
in a 12-session series of classes. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history ...
Russian singer and guitarist Natalia Hougen shares the history and context of each song and explores ...
in Portland according to Willamette Week and he will be at your library sharing the history of hip-hop ...
the whole family can enjoy. Enjoy an interactive performance while learning about the history ...
and “Shortnin’ Bread.” Learn about the history behind the songs and the evolution of African American music ...
skyrocketing housing prices are displacing Portland's black community and reshaping the entire city. ...
Aliens Are Coming  is a black and white mural that depicts a large group of humorous extraterrestrials ...
for each stage of a major earthquake: during the shaking, immediately after, and in the days/weeks/months ...
in this series of classes. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history and government ...
a citizen. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history and government ...
and “Shortnin’ Bread.” Learn about the history behind the songs and find out which one is about taking a bath ...
Target audience: Adults, Families, Kids, Teens Event type: Performances The history and evolution ...
by Mic Crenshaw, featuring Cool Nutz, and Libretto. Be part of a discussion of hip-hop history ...
on a giant speck of dust. Using theater, we learn the history behind the creation of Horton Hatches the Egg. ...
When

Thu, Jan 04, 2018 to
Sun, Feb 25, 2018

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to share their stories. During a 10-month social practice project, they captured what it’s like ... houselessness with photography classes and black-and- white disposable cameras to document their lives in a way ...
When

Sun, Mar 04, 2018
1:00 to 4:00

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served. Exploring your family’s history can provide personal insight and a larger historical perspective ... detective work. We’ll provide access to research tools as well as one-on-one help with experts ... from the Oregon Genealogical Society, Genealogical Forum of Oregon and Multnomah County Library research ...
When

Tue, Feb 27, 2018
6:30 to 7:45

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he covered the war in Afghanistan, military trials at Guantanamo Bay, the Arab Spring in Egypt and the Black ...
When

Sat, Jun 23, 2018
10:30 to 11:30

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of these graffiti murals.  Aliens Are Coming  is a black and white mural that depicts a large group of humorous ...
When

Wed, Feb 28, 2018
4:00 to 5:00

Where

Offsite

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of nativism — in context of the history of global migration. Hosted at Portland State University, Smith ...
When

Mon, Jul 30, 2018
2:30 to 3:15

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flare the whole family can enjoy. Enjoy an interactive performance while learning about the history ...
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Wed, Feb 28, 2018
6:00 to 7:45

First come, first served.

controversy and questions. What led Portland’s City Council to make the declaration? What does the history ...
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Tue, Mar 13, 2018
6:00 to 7:45

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The history and evolution of Indian music is long, intricate, and truly fascinating. Come learn about some ...

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