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Our space, our place: Dispatch from a BIPOC ‘Frogger’ ride

Frogger friends.(Photo courtesy Mateen Richey) This story is by northeast Portland resident Mateen Richey, a new contributor who you might recall from our profile of him back in January. “At this ride, we were all people of color.” This is a dispatch in the month of Black History (the shortest month of the year). I was recently invited to a “Frogger” ride for BIPOC (black indigenous people of color). A “Frogger” ride is a ride that hops from road to wet dirt, singletrack to gravel roads, ...
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‘Spatial justice’ advocate will speak in Portland about how to create inclusive public spaces

Liz Ogbu.(Photo courtesy Portland Parks Foundation) An event next month hosted by the Portland Parks Foundation will delve into a very relevant topic for transportation advocates: the intersection of public space and social justice. On March 17th they’ll host an event titled, Re-inventing Portland: Public Space, Creativity, and Social and Spatial Justice. The speaker is urbanist, racial justice activist and Harvard University School of Design graduate Liz Ogbu. On the surface, the value of this...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Portland Parks Foundation, Jonathan Maus, Tamika Butler, Jo Ann Hardesty, Ogbu, Liz Ogbu, Parks Foundation, Mateen Richey, Portland Parks Foundation An, Harvard University School of Design


Friday Profile: Mateen Richey, an 18-year-old bike racer born and raised in northeast Portland

Mateen Richey photographed by Alonso Tal during a recent visit to Los Angeles. Mateen Richey is the latest subject of our Friday Profile series. Who is Mateen Richey? I am an 18 year old bicycle racer who was born and raised in NE Portland. I’ve always loved riding my bike. From my earliest days, I was a bicycle racer. Racing the other children, I enjoyed racing hard to be first. Today I attend Jefferson Middle College for Advanced Studies. Living nearby in the Humboldt neighborhood, my f...
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Friday Profile: Mateen Richey, a teenaged bike racer born and raised in northeast Portland

Mateen Richey photographed by Alonso Tal during a recent visit to Los Angeles. Mateen Richey is the latest subject of our Friday Profile series. (This Q & A has been slightly edited for readability) Who is Mateen Richey? I am an 18 year old bicycle racer who was born and raised in NE Portland. I’ve always loved riding my bike. From my earliest days, I was a bicycle racer. Racing the other children, I enjoyed racing hard to be first. Today I attend Jefferson Middle College for Advanced Stu...
Tags: Amazon, La, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Detroit, Taylor, BLM, Ny Times, Justin Williams, Laba, Humboldt, Tacoma Washington, Williams Brothers, Girls Club