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

Cookie Portland Native

Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Abioto (not pictured) moved to Portland in 2010. Three years into her stay, she found herself hungry for Black cultural experiences like the ones she had documented as a photographer in Morocco, Jamaica, Washington, D.C., and beyond.

(Photo: Intisar Abioto for BET)

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