Whether it was a reason to wear those 5 inch heels that have collected dust over time, or just to step out of one’s comfort zone, all were invited to participate in the second annual Body Positivity Fashion Show.
“Affirmative action should be center stage because it is the framework for race and racism,” she stated. “Race makes law and law makes race.”
“Seeing all these people together is powerful. It shows how much people care — how much people want to change not just this community, but the state of Oregon and the nation.”
Reema Zaman details the lived experience of a Bangladeshi woman who, through assault, trauma and pain, learned to turn her “pain into poetry,” and found her voice through the written word.