“The Pathway to Hope walkway will serve to connect and tell the story of the buildings, exhibits and history of the Greenwood area in preparation of the 100th anniversary of the race massacre in 2021,” said Matthews, D-Tulsa.
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In partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative, the Tulsa Community Remembrance Coalition’s soil collection ceremony marks the first phase of events leading up to the highly-anticipated opening of the Tulsa County Lynching Memorial, which is scheduled to open in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Historic Vernon Chapel AME Church on September 14, 2019.
Chamber leadership will donate a ceremonial copy of board meeting minutes from the weeks following the Tulsa Race Massacre for preservation at the Greenwood Cultural Center as a significant historical document.
It was the Tuskegee Airmen, who cracked that seemingly impossible glass ceiling of white supremacy in the American military for black men and black women.
5th-grade Christian shared his journey through Sankofa, a free public charter school, and spoke about how both schools prepare students to be prepared for tomorrow’s opportunities.
Tulsa was as Abu Dhabi is today — bustling, from the black oil that Americans extracted from the grounds below.
Council Oak Elementary, formerly Robert E. Lee Elementary, was dedicated with its new name on May 10th, 2019, with guest speaker Ben Yahola, of the Muskogee Creek Nation.