The Black Portlanders Project: Illuminating a Vibrant Community

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


Over the course of a year, Abioto has met and photographed more than 500 Black Portlanders. "The beauty of this project is that by highlighting the presence of an 'unseen people,' you show the truth a fuller expression of who we all are," said Abioto.

(Photo: Intisar Abioto for BET)

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