Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission Sets September 19 for Community Input Meeting

by The Black Wall Street Times


TULSA, Okla. — On Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 6 pm in the Carver Middle School auditorium at 624 E Oklahoma Pl, Tulsa, OK 74106, the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission will host a public input meeting for community members to provide direct feedback on the proposed interior exhibit designs for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and Black Wall Street History Facility.

The Commissions’ goal is to ensure community engagement in all aspects of the development for this monumental facility; therefore, the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission is hosting a public input session to review the interior layout and design renderings of the exhibit spaces.

Representatives of John Hope Franklin Reconciliation ParkGreenwood Cultural CenterLocal Projects design firm and the Centennial Commission will be present to discuss the plan and answer attendees’ questions.

The Centennial Commission has strategically selected Local Projects, the co-creators of the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, NY and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum in Montgomery, AL to be the design team for the Greenwood District’s as-yet-unnamed Memorial and Museum.

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