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RACE TALKS in Review: Kin Killin’ Kin

RACE TALKS in Review – September Live, Virtual Forum: Kin Killin’ Kin: Resolving Gun Violence in America Thursday, September 16, 2021 Newcomers Welcome 6:45 PM, Program 7:00 PM Live Virtual, All Ages $25 Suggested Donation Get your tickets now Please reserve the Free General Admission tickets for our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Community

Your Privilege is Showing

RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of Racism Produced By Donna Maxey Presents A special two-part series: RACE TALKS Forums Thursday, July 15th and August 19th: Summer Series: Your Privilege is Showing Thursdays, July 15th and August 19th, Newcomers Welcome – 6:45 PM Program Begins – 7:00 PM Did you miss out on our

How David Became Goliath: Israel’s 100 Year War With Palestine

RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of Racism Produced By Donna Maxey Presents How David Became Goliath: Israel’s 100 Year War With Palestine Thursday, June 17, 2021, Newcomers Welcome – 6:45 PM Program Begins – 7:00 PM By the beginning of the 20th century, Jews had spread and melded into the world’s main stream,

The Execution of George Floyd One Year Later

RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of RacismPresented by Donna Maxey A Community Check-In: The Execution of George Floyd One Year Later Thursday, May 20, 2021 Newcomers Welcome – 6:45 PMProgram Begins – 7:00 PM If you missed the event, watch the event video below. If you attended or watched the event, please fill

A Step Towards Justice: Where Do We Go From Here?

RACE TALKS: Uniting to Break the Chains of RacismPresented by Donna Maxey and the City of Portland Office of Equity and Human Rights A Step Towards Justice: Where Do We Go From Here? Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict provided our nation and community some relief as we

Yearning to Breathe Free

Led by the Black Lives Matter Movement, the world rose up in protest of amid a deadly global pandemic after we witnessed the merciless murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police in May 2020. Today, incited by our 45th President’s comments blaming the Chinese for the Coronavirus pandemic, the Asian American and

Women in Cannabis: An Untapped Market

March’s program is: Women in Cannabis: An Untapped Market  Thursday, March 18, 2021  In 2018, RACE TALKS hosted, “Overturning Marijuana Convictions: Equitizing Marijuana Convictions for the Poor and People of Color.” This month, we discuss the new “Green Rush,” and explore the disproportional access that BIPOC have to the cannabis industry, especially Black people who

The Presence and Impact of Trans BIPOC in Societal Uprising & Change

February’s program is: Leading the Nation in Protest, Defunding, and Activism: Portland’s Community Update on Police Reform  Thursday, Feb 18, 2021  As a group, LGBTQIP2SAA+, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Pansexual, Two-Spirit (2S), Androgynous and Asexual+, AKA the Rainbow Community, have traditionally been the least understood kinship in the US. However, their activism