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(photo/Alvaro Serrano) 

The final poem will be the combined work of multiple contributors across the United States using the theme racial justice and human rights.

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Louisiana's River Parishes Tourist Commission launched the 1811 Slave Revolt Trail

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Pharmacist Elena Schaller checks a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. The clinic is a partnership between the Service Employees International Union and Oregon Health & Science University, aiming to vaccinate Oregon's 32,000 home health care workers and their patients. (Kristyna Wentz-Graff/Pool Photo via AP) 

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Walidah Imarisha 

During February, the Forest Grove City Library is offering two free virtual programs about race and history in the United States and Oregon

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Birth Home of Martin Luther King, Jr (Photo/Gary Tarleton, NPS, HFC) 

The Foundation continues to expand programmatic impact that centers and celebrates cultural difference through national parks

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Quilt block courtesy of National AIDS Memorial 

Specially curated exhibition features 56 blocks of the Quilt that memorialize loved ones lost to AIDS, sharing stories and raising awareness about HIV today, particularly among communities of color

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(photo/Oladimeji Odunsi) 

A Sharing Moment from Rosa Colquitt, PhD, Chair, DPO Black Caucus 

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The PDX Window Project is viewable from the sidewalk 24 hours, 7 days a week, on the corner of NW 9th and Flanders.

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(Photo courtesy Portland Parks & Recreation via FB) 

Opportunities for summer employment; qualifying participants can apply for a full college scholarship

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With this federal decision, up to 13 weeks of EB no longer will be available after Feb. 20, 2021.

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