“Portland is the jewel of the Northwest!”, says Jomo Greenidge, the co-founder of BlackPDX.

Portland is a town with a burgeoning reputation for people with tech savvy, offbeat attitude and community spirit – all values and attributes that tend to resonate with many people across many demographics.  But the myth of Portlandia doesn’t tell the true story of generations of native Black Portlanders, not to mention the thousands of those that migrated here from other places. But don’t take our word for it. Check it out yourself.

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