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Karen Gibson, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, and Leanne Serbulo, University Studies faculty, authored “Black and Blue: Police-Community Relations in Portland’s Albina District, 1964­1985,” published in the Oregon Historical Quarterly. In the article,
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Posted: April 8, 2013

Karen Gibson, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, and Leanne Serbulo, University Studies faculty, authored “Black and Blue: Police-Community Relations in Portland’s Albina District, 1964­1985,” published in the Oregon Historical Quarterly. In the article, they argue that Portland’s African Americans, who collectively made up less than ten percent of Portland residents and were segregated into neighborhoods including the Albina district, experienced police as figures of colonial oppression.