Remembering Oregon Senator Wayne Morse, Civil Rights Champion: 2-5PM Sunday, July 30th

This Sunday beginning at 2pm, with comments from Johnny Earl, President of the Wayne Morse Historical Park Corporation, and others, come help the Eugene/Springfield NAACP celebrate the progressive legacy of Wayne Morse. Join us for a dedication ceremony at the Mims House commemorating Senator Morse’s historic contributions to civil rights. Walk with us in the Eugene […]

Having Our Say! A Modern Play.

Bessie and Sadie Delany “Having Our Say” the Delany Sisters’ First Hundred Years The Delany Sisters have given us a glimpse of the mother wit and spirit of their unique African American Experience. Their memoir  is a reflection of the experiences growing up together through the 20th century, is a true story of two sisters […]

The league of Women Voters of Lane County present “Eleanor Roosevelt: Across a Barrier of Fear”, A One-Woman Play

The League of Women Voters of Lane County is pleased to sponsor “Eleanor Roosevelt:  Across a Barrier of Fear”, a one-woman play in which acclaimed actress Jane VanBoskirk portrays Eleanor Roosevelt. This is a great opportunity to get to know Eleanor Roosevelt! The play deals with Roosevelt’s influential and controversial place in American history, from her troubled childhood; […]

New Lane County Historical Society Exhibit! -Rails through Eugene-

Press here to go to the historical society: www.lchm.org The Lane County Historical Museum is proud to present an exhibit created by the Oregon Black Pioneers, our state’s premier resource for African American cultural heritage information. The coming of railroads to Oregon in the late 1800’s provided employment for African American men after the Civil War. […]

The African American Music Heritage Showcase!

The Inspirational Sounds Gospel choir is a local non-profit and prides itself in teaching and singing gospel music to bring about unity among various racial, ethnic, and cross-generational constituents of their community. The program will trace the roots of gospel music from Africa to the congregants of today! Former Eugene resident  and choir director John Gainer […]