On Memorial Day 1948, a dike broke on the Columbia River starting a flood that would leave 18,000 people homeless and altering race relations in Portland forever.
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Past speakers include Ellyn Angelotti of the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg who showed us how the digital age makes it possible to make changes in the world; Robin Morris Collin the Willamette University law professor on Environmental Justice; Stephen Coleman the executive director of Washington Parks & People in Washington D.C.; Attorney General John Kroger who addressed civil rights issues in Oregon; Charles Ogletree faculty fellow emeritus at the Berkman Center for the Internet and Society at Harvard University who spoke about the need for reparations for slavery; and Luke Visconti co-founder and publisher of DiverstyInc magazine.
To watch the 2010 Breakfast click here
To watch our Celebratory Video "35 Years in the Northwest" click here
The Skanner Foundation will present the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Jan. 21 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel, 921 SW 6th Ave., in downtown Portland