Charles Maxey, father of Donna Maxey, with his class in Texas. He was told upon his arrival in Oregon that Portland Public Schools didn't hire African-American teachers, instead, Mr. Maxey operated a barbershop and grocery store which were both displaced twice by the construction of I-5 and Veterans Memorial Coliseum. He was also a civil rights activist and coordinated local visits by Martin Luther King and W.E.B. DuBois (Cornerstones of Community 73 and 100).
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