Thelma Johnson Streat – a painter and dancer, who used her art to promote racial equity and education.
J.A. Merriman – a physician, civic leader, newspaper publisher, and Portland’s first Black doctor.
Aaron Brown – a lawyer, mentor, and Oregon’s first Black judge.
Geraldine Hammond – a long time Salem educator and the first Black school principal in the Salem-Keizer school district.
A biography of Ahmad Rashad – a Portland native, a University of Oregon football star, an NFL-Pro Bowler, and a sports broadcasting icon.
A biography of Charles Jordan – Portland’s first Black city commissioner, and a longtime director of Portland City Parks.
A biography of Lyllye Reynolds-Parker – an educator and one of Eugene’s most important civil rights champions.
A biography of Grafton Tyler Brown – the first Black professional painter in the Pacific Northwest.
A biography of America Waldo – a former slave and the matriarch of a northwest Black pioneer family.