“The SOUL District focuses on Black-owned commercial properties near NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Part of the vision is to have the best MLK Jr. Blvd. in the country.”
In inner North/Northeast Portland, “BICEP, the Black Investment Consortium for Economic Progress, has developed a plan to reclaim the area as an economic hub for Black-owned businesses.” This area is called the Soul District by the North-Northeast Business Association (NNEBA).
Read more in The Skanner.