Racial Categories and Statistics: Can We Achieve Justice Without Them

Featuring Kim Williams  A Portland State University associate professor of political science, Williams directs the Center for Women, Politics & Policy in PSU’s Hatfield School of Government. She previously taught at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research focuses on race and immigration in American politics. Williams is also the author of Mark One or More: Civil Rights in Multiracial America(University […]

Showing Up for Racial Justice Hosts – #A Year Without Tamir!

SURJ is planning a rally/vigil on November 22 in remembrance of the murder of Tamir Rice, and to put pressure on Prosecutor McGlinty, calling for him to resign or advocate that charges be filed against the officers involve in this child’s death.   http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/_yearwithouttamir_action_kit When: November 22, 12:00pm, moment of silence at 12:30 pm Where: TBD […]

Organizing for a Gender-Inclusive Racial Justice Movement

BLACK GIRLS MATTER Organizing for a Gender-Inclusive Racial Justice Movement featuring KIMBERLÉ CRENSHAW Tuesday, June 2, 4:30 p.m. 110 Knight Law Center free and open to the public Kimberlé Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the area of civil rights;Black feminist legal theory; and race, racism and the law. […]

The State of Black Oregon Report: A Panel Discussion

A panel of researchers, scholars, and community leaders will present and discuss findings of the 2015 State of Black Oregon report, a key project of the Urban League of Portland. Knight Library Browsing room University of Oregon