Portland, Oregon, is one of the most beautiful, livable cities in
the United States. It has walkable neighborhoods, bike lanes,
low-density housing, public transportation, and significant green
space -- not to mention craft-beer bars and locavore food trucks.
But liberal Portland is also the whitest city in the country.
This is not circumstance; the city has a long history of
officially sanctioned racialized displacement that continues... more...