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Oregon Black Pioneers debuted a new programming initiative last week with the first episode of "The Register", a radio show co-produced by KMUN Coast Community Radio. The five minute weekly broadcast features a biography of a different figure from Oregon's African American history. Zachary Stocks, O

Monday, September 21, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: zachary@oregonblackpioneers.org

For over 40 years, the Anderson's were the only Black residents in Harney County, Oregon in the far southeast end of the state. At well over 10,000 square miles, Harney County is roughly the size of Massachusetts. Now their story is finally being recognized thanks to a committed community group in B

2020 marks the centennial of the passage of the 19th amendment to the US Constitution, which ensured equal suffrage for women nationwide. To mark this historic anniversary, the Oregon Women's History Consortium is sponsoring a program called #ChalktheVote, and has partnered with twelve organizations

On August 1st, Broadway Coffeehouse is Salem, Oregon debuted a pop up installation of the "Black in Oregon, 1840-1870" co-produced by Oregon Black Pioneers. Guests of the coffee shop have an opportunity to learn about some of the state's earliest Black residents and the social and political hardship

On June 6th, the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Science, popularly known as the Emmy’s, named its award recipients for programs produced in 2019. The award for