Sometimes history is preserved in unusual ways. A photo album, found in a house in historically Black North Portland, was gifted by the new owners to Oregon Black Pioneers. We approached Portland State University's Black Stu

The Letitia Carson Legacy Project presents the Letitia Carson Digital History Collection, an online database to support the continued study of Letitia Carson. This new resource is made possible by a 2021 grant from Oregon

With heavy hearts, we announce that our dear friend Willie B. Richardson, president of Oregon Black Pioneers for many years, passed away on January 25, 2023. Willie's immeasurable impact on the organization, the city of Salem, and the state of Oregon will be felt for many generations. As stated i

You can join Oregon Black Pioneers in person or online at many events throughout Oregon for Black History Month. This list will be updated, check back! Feb. 1 Oregon's Black History: 450 Years in 45 Minutes Oregon City Library - In-person and online

Oregon Black Pioneers is excited to introduce Black History Quest, our new virtual program series! Join us live every other month as a different History Investigator reveals the hidden stories behind select artifacts from the OBP research files. From complicated family trees to important

Public Programs and Exhibitions Manager Oregon Black Pioneers seeks a dynamic and organized professional to lead our public programming and traveling exhibitions program. In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board Programs Committee, this employee will be responsible