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An original flyer from 1989 celebrating the renaming of Union Avenue to Martin Luther King Boulevard from The Skanner News Group publisher Bernie Foster.

An original flyer from 1989 celebrating the renaming of Union Avenue to Martin Luther King Boulevard from The Skanner News Group publisher Bernie Foster.

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25 Years a Name

Anniversary is a reminder of challenges that remain

Portland will celebrate 25 years of having a Martin Luther King Boulevard at the Blazers Boys and Girls Club April 26th from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the commemoration brings to highlight some of the many changes that have come to the boulevard and the surrounding neighborhood since it's renaming on April 20, 1989.