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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,

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

Protecting Your Mental Health in the Time of COVID & Racial Upliftment

(Updated to include event video) RACE TALKS is hosting its 105th forum and second month of virtual programming July’s program is:  “PROTECTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE TIME OF COVID & RACIAL UPLIFTMENT”  Featured Speaker: Dr. Shea Lott, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at OHSU and Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Avel Gordly Center for Healing  ****JULY