History and Legacy of 1921 Tulsa Massacre to be the Subject of Lecture February 28

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 6:00pm
108 Business Innovations Building

Journalist and author Victor Luckerson will speak about the history of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and its resulting impact when he presents a lecture titled, Beyond the Massacre: The Legacy of Tulsa's "Black Wall Street," February 28, 2024, 6:00 p.m.  in room 108 of the Business Innovation Building.

Luckerson’s award-winning book, Built from the Fire: The Epic Story of Tulsa’s Greenwood District chronicles the history of Tulsa’s Greenwood District through the eyes of families who have called the place home for generations. It is the true story behind a potent national symbol of success and solidarity and weaves an epic tale about a neighborhood that refused, more than once, to be erased. Over more than a century these families endured racial violence, urban renewal, and gentrification—but they were building for themselves all the while.
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