The Black Portlanders Project: Illuminating a Vibrant Community

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  • Drew and Anthony
  • Cookie
  • Johnny Disciple
  • Alison
  • Ifanyi and Isira
  • Jordan
  • Marie
  • Henry
  • Dawa
  • Family
  • Billy
  • Chanticleer Tru
  • Patricia and Robin
  • Monee
  • Bruce
  • Aleesha
  • Arika
  • Tazia
  • Luke
  • Rie

Drew and Anthony

"There's a thriving Black community in Oregon?" That's exactly what photographer Intisar Abioto set out to prove in her ambitious photojournalism project, "The Black Portlanders." Keep reading to learn more about this spontaneous, personal project that quickly grew into a viral, transmedia movement. Patrice Peck (@speakpatrice)

(Photo: Intisar Abioto for BET)

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