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Pearson, Rudy

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Dr. Rudy Pearson received his Ph.D. from Washington State University. He is a Professor of History at American River College in Sacramento, California. His research focuses on African American social and labor history in the Pacific Northwest – dissertation topic was “African Americans in Portland, Oregon, 1940-1950: Work and Living Conditions – a Social History.” Dr. Pearson received the Oregon Historical Quarterly’s 2001 Joel Palmer Award for his article “A Menace to the Neighborhood: Housing and African Americans in Portland, 1941-1945,” Summer 2001, OHQ. In 2002, he enjoyed a five-week educational seminar in Uganda, courtesy of a Fulbright-Hayes scholarship.
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