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Remembering Mulugeta Seraw

Date: 6:00pm PST November 4, 2013

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“Remembering Mulugeta Seraw: Portland’s Legacy of Racism and Combatting White Supremacy”

 

Join the Oregon Encyclopedia and Oregon Humanities for this free event on Monday, November 4, 2013 at McMenamins Mission Theater.  Doors open at 6pm, presentation begins at 7pm.  Minors are welcome only with a parent.

 

“November 12th will mark the the 25th anniversary of the killing of Ethiopian immigrant Mulugeta Seraw by white supremacist Kenneth Mieske.  We’ll exmaine racial history in Oregon, honor Mulugeta and learn about his life, and discuss how Portland citizens are combatting racial discrimination today.”

 

Presentation by:

  • Walidah Imarisha, educator, writer, organizer, and spoken word artist, Portland State University.

Panelists:

  • Elinor Langer, journalist and author of A Hundred Little Hitlers: The Death of a Black Man, The Trial of a White Racist, and the Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in America
  • Kelley Weigel, Executive Director, Western States Center

 

For more information, visit: http://www.mcmenamins.com/events/109865-Remembering-Mulugeta-Seraw-Portlands-Legacy-of-Racism-and-Combating-White-Supremacy

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