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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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Black History Month in Portland

Every February, Americans of all races and backgrounds celebrate Black History Month. Join in important holiday's celebrations with these Portland events.

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The August Wilson Red Door Project

The Red Door Project spotlights artists of color and facilitates conversations about diversity in order to change Portland’s “racial ecology."

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Support Black-Owned Restaurant Week in Portland

These Black-owned Portland eateries are featured during August's Support Black-Owned Restaurant Week, but they shine all year long.

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Portland’s best soul food spots

Eat your way through North or Northeast Portland to find plates that taste as if they were flown in from the Mississippi Delta.

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Soul’d Out Music Festival

Whether you’re a lifelong soul fan or hunting for your new favorite band, Portland’s annual Soul’d Out Music Festival delivers.

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