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This collection of short films traces the story of Portland's African American community from the 1940s to 1970s.

Donna Maxey, Founder/Director of RACE TALKS will host a screening of oral history documentaries, part of the Vanport Mosaic living archive from 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave.

Through archival footage, historic photographs and compelling first-person narratives, this collection of short films traces the story of Portland's African American community from the 1940s to 1970s. It is a story of struggle, perseverance and resilience that continues today.

Special guests: Vanport descendants Velynn and Alijah Brown will perform their poem Roots and Remnants.


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