White Out? The Future of Racial Diversity in Oregon

A Guide to Resources

  • Article: Building a West Coast Ghetto: African American Housing in Portland 1910-1960 by Stuart McElderry (2001), Pacific Northwest Quarterly, pp. 137-148.

  • Book: “Sun Down Towns: A Hidden Dimension of US Racism” by James Loewen (2005), New York: The New Press.
  • Book: “Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in California and Oregon” (2007) by Lynn Stephen
  • Book:  “The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide” (2006) by Meizhu Lui
  • Book: “American Apartheid” (1993) by Douglass Massey and Nancy Denton
  • Book: “Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview” (2011) by Audrey Smedley
  • Three poems of interest: “A Dark Light in the West: Race and Reconciliation” by poet Barry Lopez (2010); “Drawing the Line” by Lawson Inada, Oregon Poet Laureate, (1997); Sherman Alexie, from  Northwest Passages