Honoring Black History Month 2024

Obama Inauguration

Rosa Colquitt, PhD, State Party Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon, reflects on Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration in 2009, and the continual fight by many Black Americans in 2024, to protect the precious right to vote. #BlackHistoryMonth

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The March on Washington

Martin Luther King, Jr., at the 1963 March on Washington

Sixty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have a Dream” speech at the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” Celebrated as one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century, and carried live by television across the nation, the speech continues to inspire Democrats. Democratic Party of Oregon Chair Rosa Colquitt, PhD, reflects on the meaning of the March and speech today.

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Scenes from the 2022 MultDems Picnic

MultDems Picnic 2022

Many dozens of MultDems, including lots of PCPs and electeds, enjoyed a sunny afternoon barbecue at Gresham’s Red Sunset Park on July 14th. The crowd was energized by lively speeches from U.S. Congress candidate Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, Gresham City Council member Eddy Morales, Oregon State Senators Lew Frederick and Michael…

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Reflections on the First Official Juneteenth in Oregon

Juneteenth

by Damien Grace Covid 19, multiple mass shootings, fuel prices, inflation, Ukraine, homeless crisis, monkey pox, baby formula, Fentanyl overdose, drought, midterms, Roe v. Wade, gun control, increased murder rate, Critical Race Theory, defunding the police and on and on…these are what the news headlines in our country for 2022 have been so far. Right…

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