Racing to Change Nov. 1 – Feb. 1

Oregon Black Pioneers’ Racing to Change traveling exhibit opens November 1 the Salem Public Library! Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years will be on display until February 1, 2024.

Racing to Change details the Civil Rights Movement in Oregon during the 1960s and 1970s, a time of cultural and social upheaval, conflict, and change. The exhibit explores how racist attitudes, policies of exclusion, and the destruction of Black-owned neighborhoods shaped Oregon, and how the Black community worked to overcome these obstacles.