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Portland Black comedians reflect on the role of comedy in Black Lives Matter

Black Portlanders in the city’s comedy scene have spent the last few months out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of a global Black Lives Matter uprising, Black comedians are also figuring out how their humor fits into the movement.


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The Archive Project - Nikky Finney

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," National Book Award-winning poet Nikky Finney gives a powerful performance of her poetry and explains her drive to speak truth beautifully.




The Archive Project - Cornelius Eady

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features Cornelius Eady's talk from a Portland Arts & Lectures event in 2002, hosted by Literary Arts in Portland, Oregon.



A Bittersweet Moment For Black Bookstore Owners

As Black booksellers race to meet increased demand for books about race and justice, many are dealing with complicated, sometimes painful feelings about what the new business means.


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