Thu, 08/27/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
A call to fill Oregon's black leadership void: An Interview with Chrles McGee and Johnell Bell
Black leadership is on the rise - from the White House to corporate giants like Xerox Corp. In progressive Oregon, however, blacks currently hold no elected positions in the city, county or regional governments within the metropolitan area where most of their community resides. These political disparities are more than matched by economic, social, health and education disparities that have left black Oregonians impoverished.