Dr. Alan Hart was born Alberta “Lucille” Hart in 1890. Hart grew up in the Willamette Valley and attended Albany College, now Lewis & Clark College. He would rise to the top of his field in treating and studying tuberculous. His pioneering work using x-rays for early detection is credited with saving thousands of lives.
The new book festival marks a surge of interest in the city’s Black literary community. Spelled f-r-e-a-d-o-m, it aims to highlight the connection between literacy and the Juneteenth holiday, which marks the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.
Tiquette Bramlett is the first Black woman appointed to oversee a winery in a major U.S. wine region. And this year, she will help usher in a new crop of BIPOC wine industry changemakers with her nonprofit Our Legacy Harvested and their inaugural internship program.