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Article on Walidah's PSU MLK Tribute Keynote

The Portland State University Vanguard ran a story about Walidah's Jan. 22, 2018 PSU MLK Tribute keynote - Afrofuturism and the Legacy of Race in Oregon:

https://psuvanguard.com/walidah-imarisha-returns-home-to-psu/

Walidah Featured in CBS Documentary

Walidah Imarisha was interviewed for the CBS News documentary on race and Portland "Portland | Race Against the Past," which aired nationally Oct. 30, 2017.

You can watch it here, and read the accompanying article: 

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/portland-race-against-the-past-white-supremacy/

Angels with Dirty Faces is an Oregon Book Finalist

Walidah Imarisha's nonfiction book Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption is a finalist for the 2017 Oregon Book Awards.

https://literary-arts.org/what-we-do/oba-home/