Non-Profit Plans to Rebuild a Former Predominately Black Neighborhood in Portland

February 4, 2024

Albina was once a thriving predominantly Black community near Portland, Oregon. That’s until the 1960s when the city claimed the neighborhood for so-called “urban renewal” forcing residents to sell their homes and businesses, which were eventually demolished. Now, a non-profit wants to restore the area to its former glory by building a new community where the neighborhood once stood. Correspondent Alexis Clark travels to Portland to talk to locals and the architect behind the project. 

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