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Where exactly in North Portland? Mississippi, Gantenbein, Haight, Fremont, Russell, Knott, Killingsworth, Lombard, Commercial, Interstate, Alberta, Skidmore? Where is this mythical all black section of Portland? I'd like to know. It's impossible your statement about walking through this part of the city without seeing white people is true.
Many African-Americans have been forced out of this part of the city and NE due to the city's urban renewal plans which were started in the 90's driving up rents. That's obvious to anyone who's even somewhat been paying attention to city issues over the past decade. This suggestion for turning North Portland 65 percent caucasian actually seems to have already been surpassed to me.
Whether you like it or not, Portland is irrefutably one of the whitest cities in America.
posted 3 years ago
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