History & Legacy of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

History & Legacy of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Phil Armstrong, Project Director for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, will enlighten, educate and inform participants about the history and legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Participants will learn about Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District, the storied “Black Wall Street,” including the massacre and its impact on Oklahoma and the nation (This is an online presentation on April 10, 2021 at noon CST).

Phil Armstrong, Project Director for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, will enlighten, educate and inform participants about the history and legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Participants will learn about Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District, the storied “Black Wall Street,” including the massacre and its impact on Oklahoma and the nation. Participants will also be introduced to Greenwood Rising a world-class history facility to showcase Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District. The museum-grade exhibition, to be constructed in 2021, will tell the story of the original Black Wall Street and reconnect this iconic African American enclave. The overarching theme for Greenwood Rising, “The Human Spirit,” speaks to the dignity of a people who turned trials, tribulations, and tragedy into a triumph.

This is an online presentation on April 10, 2021 at noon CST.  A zoom link will be provided upon registration.

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