Event Details

Reclaiming Stolen Black Lands in the “Whitest City”

First Unitarian Portland

Eliot Center

1226 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97205

Start Date: 03/31/2020 7:00 PM

End Date: 03/31/2020 8:30 PM



This thought-provoking lecture tells the history and provides compelling advocacy for the survivors and descendants of an unresolved and painful era in Portland’s history.

Survivors and descendants present their lived experiences with the Emanuel Hospital expansion and forced removal from what was Central Albina a vibrant and thriving majority Black community and why this matters NOW.

Space is made for questions and answers following the lecture.

Facilitator: The Emmanuel Displaced Persons Association 2, EDPA2 featuring Byrd. Byrd is a Librarian, Researcher and a Descendant of the Displaced; she’s conducted extensive research and study to the subject matter. Art provided by local Artist and Visual Historian Bobby Fouther

Sponsored by: First Unitarian’s, Ending Mass Incarceration/Advancing Racial Justice

Fee: No Charge.

Details: Tuesday, March 31 from 7-8:30 pm Eliot Center in the Buchan Reception Hall

Please email Nikki to RSVP for childcare!

Advanced registration appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome. Wheelchair Accessible.

Registration details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reclaiming-stolen-black-lands-in-the-whitest-city-tickets-88694881779