No women. No young adults. No representation from the Northern region of the state. No civil rights leaders who have been on the frontlines of this movement in Oklahoma.
The Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa, Magic City Books and PEN America announce the third annual Tulsa LitFest is set for April 16-19, 2020 at locations across downtown Tulsa.
Focus: Black Oklahoma is a one-hour news and public affairs program on various topics relevant to Oklahomans across the Black diaspora that will air on Public Radio Tulsa monthly beginning in February 2020.
“When I graduated from high school, I didn’t want to register to vote. So my grandfather took me to a tree where African-Americans were lynched by their neckties [who were] on their way to vote. So that’s the reason why I use neckties in my work,” Kevin Earlie Cole
The Gilcrease Museum will host a thoughtful conversation on the new Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art with curator Quraysh Ali Lansana.
Our team seeks submissions of original artwork from Visual Artists to participate in Little Africa On Fire: an anthology of essays, creative writings, and artworks inspired by the history and photographs of the evolution of Black Wall Street, the 1921 Tulsa Race War, and the ensuing erasure of the tragedy from state records and history books.