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Fort George Brewery and Public House in Astoria will present a Benefit Night for Oregon Black Pioneers on Tue. February 22nd. This impactful corporate donation continues the relationship between the brewery and OBP. The Benefit Night is a signature Fort George community program. Every month, the

Time in and time out, Oregon Black Pioneers can count on its community. Thanks to another tremendous outpouring of our support, OBP ended its #YearEndCampaign successfully. When all the gifts were counted, this fundraising push exceeded all expectations. Our internal goal was to raise $8000. But

This fall, Portland State University kicked off a major teacher's institute called Teaching Black History with Geography

A new installation in Astoria tells the story of racial discrimination and segregation in Oregon's oldest town. "Blocked Out: Race, Place, and the Making of Modern Astoria" opened in October at Clatsop County Heritage Museum as a new semi-permanent exhibit. "Blocked Out" is not an Oregon Black Pi

On Saturday, September 18,  Oregon Black Pioneers and the Lang Syne Society dedicated a newly-installed plaque in honor of Abner Hunt Francis, one of Portland's first Black business owners. 40 people braved the rain to attend the public dedication ceremony at the site where Francis’s mercantile s

You've probably heard someone say "a little change can go a long way". This week, Oregon Black Pioneers saw firsthand just how true that is. During the month of July, shoppers at Astoria Co-op in Astoria, Oregon collectively contributed over $5100 for OBP! Astoria Co-op offered OBP the opportunit