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Obamistan! It's the nation you've always dreamed about. damali ayo's sarcastic and insightful new book guides you through the new utopia that America has become – a land without racism! Author damali ayo will be in Portland to sign and talk about "Obamistan!" at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday April 28 at Powell's City of Books on Burnside.

For many African Americans living in Vancouver, their roots in this community go back to the Kaiser Shipyards during World War II. With ample work in the Pacific Northwest, it was all the motivation these pioneers needed to leave the racial animosity of the Jim Crow South. They were among the first Black families to reside in Vancouver...


And Other Questions You've Wondered but Didn't Dare Ask, by Nashieqa Washington

Over the years, many an unscrupulous author has assumed an alibi in order to pass as a member of another ethnic group. Perhaps the most infamous of these so-called "slippery characters" was Ku Klux Klansman Asa Carter who faked a Native American background to publish "The Education of Little Tree," a critically-acclaimed memoir about growing up Cherokee which not only topped the NY Times Bestseller List back in the Seventies but won the Book of the Year Award as well ...


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