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Video Story: Eric Knox – Holla Mentors

 

On December 27th, 2013 Eric Knox moved back to Portland, Oregon with his family. He had spent 15 years in Portland prior to his return and much of his formative young adult life had been shaped by the culture of Portland. As Eric moved back into his precious neighborhood of Northeast Portland, he noticed that the streets which once represented the hopes and deferred dreams of black residents and struggling business owners had now become a playground for young white hipsters and the creative types looking for affordable homes in the urban corridor.

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