African American

Seven great African restaurants in Portland

From a 30-year-old Moroccan restaurant to up-and-coming West African eateries, these African restaurants serve up some of Portland’s most flavorful dishes.

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Biketown Culture Collection celebrates Portland’s diversity

Portland’s bike-share program, Biketown, releases special-edition bikes and more for its year-long Culture Collection initiative.

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Meet Kiauna Floyd, owner of Amalfi’s Italian restaurant

Northeast Portland trattoria Amalfi’s has offered the same old-school recipes and community support for three generations.

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The new class of the Portland R&B scene

A new generation of artists is attracting more light to the Portland R&B scene than ever before.

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Green Hop: The world’s first historical hip-hop dispensary

Northeast Portland dispensary Green Hop pairs recreational cannabis with local music and community-building.

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Three women to watch in Portland’s Southern food scene

Satisfy your comfort food cravings at these women-led Portland restaurants and food carts.

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Chef Salimatu Amabebe showcases Nigerian recipes and Black artists

Vegan and gluten-free chef Salimatu Amabebe celebrates African American artists and authors at monthly Black Feast events and hosts Nigerian brunch and dinner pop-ups in Portland.

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Portland brewer Lee Hedgmon defies stereotypes about beer and race

Black brewer Lee Hedgmon crafts beer and spirits at Portland’s Ground Breaker Brewing and McMenamins Edgefield, defying stereotypes about race and the beer industry.

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Po’Shines Café de la Soul specializes in catfish and community

At Po’Shines Café de la Soul in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood, community and comfort food go hand in hand.

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Meet Bertony Faustin, Oregon’s first Black winemaker

Oregon’s first Black winemaker, Bertony Faustin has been building community since 2007, when he launched his small-batch winery, Abbey Creek Vineyard.

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