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Oregon Experience

Beatrice Morrow Cannady

Season 1 Episode 107 | 28m 59s

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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.

Aired: 05/14/07 | Rating: TV-G

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