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Oregon Historical Society debuts new exhibition in partnership with Oregon Black Pioneers

The Oregon Historical Society has partnered with the Oregon Black Pioneers to present A Community on the Move, a new exhibition on display from Feb. 1 through June 28. The exhibit explains how the WWII shipyards, migration from the South, the Vanport flood and urban renewal projects impacted Portland’s black families and businesses. Designed in partnership with Alchemy of Design, the exhibit draws on personal photographs, historic aritifacts and hands on experiences to illuminate Portland's vibrant black community. In addition to the exhibit, community members are invited to participate in special conversations with leaders and elders from Portland's African American community. More information.