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Beatrice Morrow Cannady

  • Aired: 05/14/2007
  • 28:59
  • Rating: TV-G
Beatrice Morrow Cannady was a leading African-American civil rights activist in Portland during the early part of the 20th century. As a newspaper publisher and lawyer, she challenged racial prejudice and discrimination at a time when the Ku Klux Klan was rising to power.
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Beatrice Morrow Cannady
Pioneer African-American civil rights advocate in Oregon.
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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.
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