Regardless of where you live, it’s incumbent upon us ― especially white people, who benefit from the same system that allowed this attack to occur, protected its perpetrators from legal action, precluded its victims from receiving compensation, and hid it from view of the masses for generations ― to seek out the stories that have been purposefully hidden or misrepresented in order to continue perpetuating false, placated narratives of our country’s true past.
The Tulsa Regional Chamber donated to the Greenwood Cultural Center a copy of its meeting minutes from the weeks following the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Their preservation alongside other important archival material will help ensure the most complete set of historical facts about the massacre as possible.
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.
A look inside Tulsa’s Brady Theater. The company announced Thursday that they will change the name of the theater to The Tulsa Theater in 2019. (Photo: Explore Tulsa) By: Nate Morris, senior […]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. symbolically ends at the Frisco Railroad tracks, where it was once nearly illegal for any black person to cross the tracks without permission or permits. Why didn’t the White city officials want to embrace Dr. King’s Dream by extending the street through to south Tulsa?