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La comunidad latina en Canby, Oregón / The Latino/a community in Canby, Oregon

OH 32 Latinos en Oregón sus voces, sus historias, su herencia / their voices, their stories, and their heritage Preservando y compartiendo las historias de la comunidad latina en Oregón / Preserving and sharing the stories of Oregon’s latino/a community … Continue reading

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OSQA and History Course Collaboration: An OSQA Oral History Project

This spring term, the OSU Queer Archives (OSQA) collaborated with the history class HST 368 Lesbian and Gay Movements in Modern America with Professor Mina Carson. Carson, along with OSQA co-founders Natalia Fernández, Curator and Archivist of the Oregon Multicultural … Continue reading

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Celebrating FIRST! Students Sharing their Stories

On May 17, 2016 six OSU students shared their stories of being FIRST. At OSU, this past fall term, 27% of students self-identified as being “first”, which most commonly means a first generation college attendee. While being “first” can have … Continue reading

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An OSQA Oral History: John Helding

To celebrate Pride Week 2016, OSQA hosted an event to share information on conducting oral history interviews. The event included an in-person interview with John Helding, an OSU alum who participated in a 1981 ASOSU vote to fund the Gay … Continue reading

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Voices Without Borders ~ Stories of Latinx and Hmong Students

During winter term 2016, two OSU student activists Mai Xee Yang and Nicthé Verdugo worked with Charlene Martinez, Associate Director of Integrated Learning for Social Change within Diversity & Cultural Engagement, on a project entitled Voices Without Borders for their … Continue reading

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Loretta Milton and OSU’s 1969 BSU Walkout

On February 19th as part of the OSU Lonnie B Harris Black Cultural Center’s Black History Month celebrations, the BCC hosted an incredible event that included Loretta Milton, along with the artist Jeremy Davis. Davis painted a magnificent mural entitled … Continue reading

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The Color of Night: Max G. Geier Book Reading and Talk

Black History Month honors the significant role African Americans have in our society that is often overlooked in traditional history lessons. On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, the OMA and the OSU Press hosted a book reading and talk by author … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years: OSU’s Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center

On April 15, 2015, Oregon State celebrated the grand opening of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center, just 11 days prior to the 40th anniversary of the original ribbon cutting in 1975. Although built on the same ground as … Continue reading

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Nuestras Voces y Herencia: Yamhill County’s Latino Histories

The Latino community in Yamhill County has a rich and diverse history and has contributed greatly to the county’s identity. Nuestras Voces y Herencia is a project dedicated to gathering and preserving the life stories of Yamhill County’s Latino community. … Continue reading

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OSU Arts & Social Justice Living Learning Community Oral History Interview

This year, members of OSU’s Arts + Social Justice Living-Learning Community (ASJLC) shared their experiences as part of the ASJLC through an oral history interview, and it is now available online! The ASJLC is “a space where residents explore social justice issues … Continue reading

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