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Just Added Six Throwback Thursday #TBT Photos to this Album (5-17-18)

Just Added Six Throwback Thursday #TBT Photos to this Album (5-17-18)

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What Does Home Mean Today When So many Folks are Homeless?

DianeFreaney.com/home-village-building-convergence-2018

What does home mean today when so many folks are homeless? During the Village Building Convergence this year we welcome elected officials and public servants as volunteers in our neighborhoods.
dianefreaney.com

Diane Freaney is exhibiting drawings by the late Art of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitanii in the community space/gallery of the Emerson Street House in Northeast Portland also home to Art For Everyone PDX

Art by Jimmy Mirikitani, focus of Linda Hattendorf's documentary "The Cats of Mirikitani," goes on display in Portland.
oregonlive.com

"ESG Garden-Party EVERY 4TH SATURDAY"
at Emerson Street Garden

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Emerson Street Garden is having another "ESG Garden Party EVERY 4TH SATURDAY" 12 noon till the sunsets and beyond (food/drink will be available) This ...garden is in the "Emerson Street Community" (ESC)
The Garden will meet "The Living Community Challenge" (LCC) as part a of the "ESC" goals/objectives. read more => Living-Future.org
read more: Living-Future.org/lcc/case-studies/Emerson-Street-Community
822.NE.Emerson.St.PDX97211
email: emerson.st.garden@gmail.com
text/voice: 503-897-8245
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DONATIONS: Art For Everyone PDX <= GuideStar.org/profile/81-4461273
We'll accept all needed Donations (in-kind too) for all things garden help Kick Start Our $56.00 BUDGET for Future Projects.
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will b.
Will ~ Black-Hist ~ Bennett, Urban Gardener, Caretaker, co-ordinator

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Emerson Street Community Previous Next Emerson Street Community Portland, OR Registered CommunityEmerson Street Community, A Neighborhood Co-Operative This project explores how the Living Community Challenge can be used as a tool by existing residential neighborhoods to not only maximize the social....
living-future.org
Liz Ogbu is an architect who works on spatial justice: the idea that justice has a geography and that the equitable distribution of resources and services is a human right. In San Francisco, she's questioning the all too familiar story of gentrification: that poor people will be pushed out by develo...
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Can you donate to Art For Everyone PDX and help Will Bennett build his tiny home. ~ inbox me/or for details

Diane Freaney to EMERSON.STREET.GARDEN

Starting over... The drawings need updating for the tiny house for the Caretaker. We would love volunteers. Right now our budget is ZERO.

support "PORTLAND BLACK HISTORY" now
~ Will Black-Hist Bennett, Cheaf Page Admin

'With @[1512967145670971:274:World Arts Foundation, Inc.]'s  Albina Music Trust, a Local DJ @[1303244166:2048:Bobby D Smith] Is Reviving North Portland’s Forgotten Funk
Through interviews with his neighbors in the Albina neighborhood, Bobby Smith has amassed what he calls “the ultimate scrapbook of PDX funk.”
~ @[240309374752:274:Willamette Week]

@[116740301685750:274:PORTLAND BLACK HISTORY (What's Your Portland Black History?)]
Up to now, the main repository for that trove of lost music has been his @[477688175608163:274:XRAY.FM] radio show, Night School.
read more => wweek.com/music/2018/01/09/with-the-albina-music-trust-a-local-dj-is-reviving-north-portlands-forgotten-funk'
PORTLAND BLACK HISTORY (What's Your Portland Black History?)
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Historic churches are spread throughout North and Northeast Portland neighborhoods, but the Historic Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church of Portland.......

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is working with the nonprofit Architectural Heritage Center to document sites important to Portland’s African American... heritage. By having properties listed in the document, owners will have some steps already completed and, if they choose, they could move more quickly to place a site on the National Register.

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By Janet Goetze *protected email* Historic churches are spread throughout North and Northeast Portland neighborhoods, but Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church is a significant building in…
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I AM advocating affordable housing
~ Will Black-Hist Bennett

Will Bennett added 10 new photos — with Troy Duker and 2 others at Oregon State Capitol Building.

I AM with REACH Community Development as a volunteer advocate for affordable housing and we are in Lew Frederick, State Senator, Oregon District #22 office of t...he Oregon State Legislature speaking with him about the issues at hand ...I like Lew!
~ read more about Housing Advocacy Day! facebook.com/Community.Practitioner/posts/2291879257492742

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Today's African-American community in Portland dates back to the beginnings of the transcontinental railroad.

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Will Bennett updated their cover photo.

Today's African-American community in Portland dates back to the beginnings of the transcontinental railroad. Many black workers made Portland their home in ord...er to have access to Union Station and jobs on the railroad. READ! SIGN! COMMENT! This Petition Now! chn.ge/1SVN3iC Support creation of Golden West African American Historic Landmark District

~ In the early year's of this century, the Golden West Hotel (Golden West Hotel - Tour Guide) offered blacks the best, and only, hostelry in Oregon. Connected with the hotel is a well appointed barber shop owned by Waldo Bogle; the finest ice cream and candy shop west of Chicago, serving its patrons all kinds of delicacies and soft drinks under the constant supervision of A.G. Green, the proprietor; a well appointed restaurant serving all kinds of dishes. Wo Gong, manager; a well furnished club room with Turkish baths and gymnasium for the Golden West Athletic league. Under the management of Geo. P. Moore; all provide for the amusement and satisfaction of the guest.
PORTLAND TIMES AUGUST 2, 1919

~ Until Oregon's public accommodations law was passed in 1953, this was the only hotel in Portland catering to African Americans. Built in 1906 for railroad men away from home, it soon became a social center, especially on Sunday afternoons. With the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church just across the street, the Golden West Hotel hotel drew church goers to its restaurant, billiards room, ice cream parlor and candy shop. There was a thriving saloon, too (though perhaps not after church!). The barber shop was operated from 1913 to 1930 by Waldo Bogle, grandfather of former television news anchor and Portland City Commissioner Dick Bogle. Closed during the Depression, the hotel now serves the homeless mentally ill. Interpretive historical displays are on either side of the entrance.

~ “After church...we would go up to the hotel in order to have our dinner. Often they were swamped with customers all of a sudden every Sunday. So we utilized that time by visiting more with other people who had come out of other churches. There was a great swapping of...laughter, plans for the coming week, just a general get-together, socializing.” ~ Kathryn Hall Bogle ~

African-American-Historical-District.com
spirit of intent: UNDERSTAND, PRESERVE, PERPETUATE, PROMOTE and INTEGRATE OUR AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE & CULTURE in this the WHITEST CITY in the USA-PDX.

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~ READ! SIGN! COMMENT! This Petition Now! chn.ge/1SVN3iC

The City of Portland, Oregon: SUPPORT CREATION OF THE GOLDEN WEST AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORIC LANDMARK DISTRICT
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Can someone please provide Us with a "Tiny home on wheels"

Will Bennett to Tiny Houses, ADUs, Micro Communities & Passive Solar Homes Too!

Can someone please provide Us with a "Tiny home on wheels" or something close for one year till we get thing organized with the Emerson Street community?
I nee...d to be close to Emerson Street Garden as its Caretaker and I'd like to move back in the Hood too. contact me:
Will Black-Hist Bennett, Co-ordinator Emerson Street Garden
emerson.st.garden@gmail.com
cell => 971-940-4048

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spirit and intent: UNDERSTAND, PRESERVES, PERPETUATES, PROMOTES AND INTEGRATES AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE AND CULTURE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
www.african-american-historical-district.com
Voicemail => 971.266.1656 | Portland.Black.History@gmail.com
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PORTLAND BLACK HISTORY (What's Your Portland Black History?) updated their cover photo.

With World Arts Foundation, Inc.'s Albina Music Trust, a Local DJ Bobby D Smith Is Reviving North Portland’s Forgotten Funk
Through interviews with his neighbo...rs in the Albina neighborhood, Bobby Smith has amassed what he calls “the ultimate scrapbook of PDX funk.”
~ Willamette Week

PORTLAND BLACK HISTORY (What's Your Portland Black History?)
Up to now, the main repository for that trove of lost music has been his XRAY.FM radio show, Night School.
read more => wweek.com/…/with-the-albina-music-trust-a-local-dj-is-reviv…

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