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The Summer Fund That Raised $1.7 Million for Black Portlanders

by Elizabeth Turnbull 


At the age of 20, Cameron Whitten ran for Mayor of Portland. In 2012, they went on an almost two-month-long hunger strike to protest homelessness in the city. This summer, they started a fundraiser which has raised close to $2 million for members of Portland’s Black community in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. 

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