March 30, 2015 at 7pm
Explore the vibrant music and night life in Portland's African American community during the 1940s and 1950s through first-person accounts. Speakers include Ben Johnson, Bill Rutherford and Jim Thompson. This program is presented in collaboration with a special exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society, A Community on the Move: Black Portland during the 1940s and 1950s. This month's History Pub is organized in partnership with Oregon Black Pioneers.