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To get an overview of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, please start with this article from The Atlantic.
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Interview with the Author
Jewell Parker Rhodes Virtual Visit
In this webinar, author Jewell Parker Rhodes will shares her personal experience researching and publishing the first novel to depict the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and delves into the reasons why it’s taken our society so long for these important narratives to come to the forefront.
This webinar, recorded April 6, 2022, was part of the TCC Common Book Lecture series, and was sponsored by the Dr. T. Oscar Chappelle Lectureship Fund through the Tulsa Community College Foundation.
How the Tulsa Race Massacre Began
Greenwood Here and Now Documentary
Tulsa 1921: Reporting a Massacre
1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission
The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission will leverage the rich history surrounding the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by facilitating actions, activities, and events that commemorate and educate all citizens.
Greenwood Art Project
The Greenwood Art Project is an initiative of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre Centennial Commission. Its purpose is to add a cultural component to the many activities and programs the Centennial Commission will host during the centennial year.
John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation
In the spirit of Dr. John Hope Franklin, the Center promotes reconciliation and generates trust through scholarly work and constructive community engagement.
Greenwood Cultural Center
Providing educational and cultural experiences, encouraging intercultural exchanges and facilitating cultural tourism.
Fire in Little Africa
A multimedia hip-hop project commemorating the 1921 massacre of Tulsa’s Greenwood neighborhood known as ‘Black Wall Street’.
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