Start Date

1-5-2019 9:00 AM

End Date

1-5-2019 10:15 AM

Disciplines

Women's History

Subjects

African Americans -- Oregon -- Portland -- History -- 20th century, African Americans -- Oregon -- Portland -- Social conditions -- 20th century, Portland (Or.) -- Race relations -- History, Portland (Or.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Abstract

The paper talks about discrimination of African Americans in the Albina District of northeastern Portland, Oregon. The paper examines the effect of housing discrimination of the early twentieth century had on the mid twentieth century and how systematic oppression was enabled because of the concentration of African Americans in one area. The thesis is that the housing discrimination of the twentieth century that caused the concentration of African Americans in the Albina District was the cause of limited opportunities, lacking infrastructure, and reduced rights of African Americans that became ingrained into the Portland culture.

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Racial Issues/Tension in the Albina District (Portland, Oregon) Mid - Late 20th Century

The paper talks about discrimination of African Americans in the Albina District of northeastern Portland, Oregon. The paper examines the effect of housing discrimination of the early twentieth century had on the mid twentieth century and how systematic oppression was enabled because of the concentration of African Americans in one area. The thesis is that the housing discrimination of the twentieth century that caused the concentration of African Americans in the Albina District was the cause of limited opportunities, lacking infrastructure, and reduced rights of African Americans that became ingrained into the Portland culture.