february, 2020

thu20feb7:00 pm9:00 pmSalem Reads 2020: African-Americans in Oregon- A Unique LegacyChemeketa Community College, Bldg 2 Student Center, 4000 Lancaster Dr. NE7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

From early exclusion policies to a member of the Ku Klux Klan running for governor in the 1920s and beyond, Oregon has a troubling early history of hostility toward African-American residents. Professor Dr. Julius McGee from Portland State University will explore the policies and decisions and examine how this legacy continues to impact Oregon today. Pastor Marilyn Williams, director of the African-American Youth Leadership Conference Salem-Keizer, will introduce Dr. McGee. Sponsored by the Salem Public Library Foundation.

Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price

Free

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