New OSU Dorm Dedicated

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday honored Oregon State University’s first African-American male graduate. The newest dorm on campus is named after William Tebeau, who graduated from OSU in 1948. While in Corvallis, he was turned away from student housing because of the color of his skin. About 200 people showed up for the┬ádedication … Continue reading »

Lane County NAACP Honors Local Activist

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County NAACP celebrated another civil rights leader on a more local level Monday, Lilly Parker. She was the first African-American born at Sacred Heart Hospital, and her family was one of the first African-American family to ever move to Eugene. The NAACP honored Parker with the Martin Luther King Award. … Continue reading »