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Excellent article. I am now excited for next year's "Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years,” exxhibit.
In my opinion, the best part of this article was capturing the spirit and intent embodied in the words "...Oregon will teach you how to live amongst people—not black people, not white people. You have to learn how to live with people—if you allow it to happen. "If you blend it all together and put it in its rightful place, you get the full breadth of Oregon".
This should be captured in a quote and put on a plaque with a picture of Willie and her sisters.

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Thanks Brandt! So glad you enjoyed the post.

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