african-american culture

The Next 100 Years

Join us for a panel discussion May 2018: THE NEXT 100 YEARS: Changing the Complexion and Gender of Golf Presented by City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department: Portland’s oldest public golf course turns 100 this year! Traditionally a sport of wealthy white men, the City of Portland Park’s and Recreations Department is focusing on

MIND, BODY, SOUL

Join us for a panel discussion April 2018: MIND, BODY, SOUL The Correlation of RACE and Health According to a new study by the nonprofit organization Catalyst, 51-58% of all women of color and 60-64% of Black and Latino men pay an “emotional tax” due to micro-aggressions and exclusionary behavior in the workplace that’s detrimental

Crossing Over: Transgender People of Color

Join us for a panel discussion February 2018: Crossing Over: Transgender People of Color Transgender women, men, and gender-nonconforming people are among the least understood community in the United States. Join us at RACE TALKS and learn more about the transgender community and what we can do to make them feel safer and more a

SISTAHS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

Join us for our first program of 2018: SISTAHS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES Women of Color in the Social Justice Movement Women have always been at the forefront of the social justice movement. TIME Magazine recognized as its 2017 Person of the Year women who spoke up about sexual assault and helped spur what

PDX Black History Corridor

Williams Avenue’s Black History Corridor 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

January 10, 2017

RACE TALKS January 10, 2017 Film “13th” – From Slavery to Mass Incarceration The 2016 Collins Lecture by Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III with a panel presentation by local faith community leaders @McMenamins Kennedy School 6 p.m. doors & networking; 6:45 p.m. short film for new people 7:00 Film “13th” length : 1h 40min 8:40

November 8, 2016

RACE TALKS November 8, 2016 Redeeming the Soul of America: Race, Justice and Reconciliation The 2016 Collins Lecture by Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III with a panel presentation by local faith community leaders @McMenamins Kennedy School Doors – 6 p.m., program – 7 p.m. Free/All Ages

October 11, 2016

RACE TALKS October 11, 2016 A Screening of PRODUCED BY HER: Powerful documentary shorts, created by eleven local girl ages 12-17 This event will be followed by small group discussions facilitated by trained volunteers from: Resolutions Northwest @McMenamins Kennedy School Doors – 6 p.m., program – 7 p.m. Free/All Ages Please mark Tuesday, November 8, 2016 on your