Emmanuel “Onry” Henreid is without doubt one of the few black opera singers within the north-western United States.
In June, he and Portland State College scholar Madisen Hallberg went viral for his or her impromptu duet of the nationwide anthem – a second of racial unity throughout the Black Lives Matter protests.
However Onry’s story sheds mild on persisting inequalities in Portland – and past.
Produced by Hannah Lengthy-Higgins and Chelsea Bailey.
Extra filming by Anna Weltner and Joni Whitworth, and sound by Sean Cumming.
Particular due to Future Prairie Productions.