The Black Portlanders Project: Illuminating a Vibrant Community

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  • 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
  • Cookie
  • Johnny Disciple

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Portland currently has a Black population of 6 percent (roughly 35,000 people.) That tiny number dwindles even further for the entire state of Oregon, which has a Black population of 2 percent. 

(Photo: Intisar Abioto for BET)

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