With a diverse range of organizations and businesses, Portland’s Black community provides visitors with resources and a friendly welcome.
Connect with Portland's Black community at these businesses, cultural centers, clubs, restaurants and more.
Despite daunting barriers and discrimination, Black Portlanders have made many important contributions to our city and state.
Portland's African American community celebrates a variety of events throughout the year.
Eateries owned by Black Portlanders are featured during August's Support Black-Owned Restaurant Week, but they shine all year long.
Every February, Americans of all races and backgrounds celebrate Black History Month. Celebrate with these Portland events.
The Portland Jazz Festival returns every February with a stellar series of concerts and events celebrating Black History Month.
Meet Kiauna Floyd, Owner of Amalfi’s Italian Restaurant
Black-owned Portland trattoria Amalfi’s has offered the same old-school recipes and community support for three generations.
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
Two Women to Watch in Portland’s Southern Food Scene
Satisfy those comfort food cravings at these women-led restaurants and food carts.
Portland Brewer Lee Hedgmon Defies Stereotypes About Beer and Race
Sample Hedgmon’s one-of-a-kind stouts and spirits at Edgefield and Ground Breaker.
Chef Salimatu Amabebe Showcases Nigerian Recipes and Black Artists
A Portland chef hosts scrumptious pop-up dinners, brunches and Black Feast events.
Tiara Darnell Is Shaking Up the Cannabis Industry
The national cannabis scene is predominantly white and male; Portland’s Tiara Darnell, named Oregon’s best budtender for 2017, is working to change that.
Take a deep dive into the past, present and future of Portland's hip-hop scene with our expert guide to the best performers, showcases, stores and more.
A new generation of artists is attracting more light to the Portland R&B scene than ever before.
Y.G.B. aims to create healing spaces for Black and Brown Portlanders.
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