Tulsa Race Massacre Commission Hosts Virtual Discussion Ahead Of Upcoming Centennial

Tuesday, May 18th 2021, 7:20 am
By: Brooke Griffin

The Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission is hosting a virtual discussion Tuesday on how the community can honor the upcoming centennial. Tuesday’s panel event is completely virtual to make it easily accessible.

The event will run from 11:30 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. and costs $10 to register, but all proceeds go directly to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Fund.

Click Here to register. 

This event is put together by several regional communication organizations that have partnered to host a discussion panel that focuses on several specific topics. The starting list of conversations is below, the panel said you can expect to learn much more about these topics.

  1. The history of race relations in Tulsa.
  2. How recent events are shifting the racial paradigm and sparking conversations about race and reconciliation.
  3. The latest on Greenwood Rising, Tulsa’s new state-of-art history center honoring the legacy of Black Wall Street.
  4. How to honor the centennial in your workplaces and communications.

The event will be hosted by Tulsa Race Massacre Commission members Hannibal B. Johnson and Jessica Lowe-Betts.