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Deep Greenwood Community Read – A People’s History of Protest in Tulsa

April 11, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Activism in Greenwood stretches back to the 1920’s and it’s never let up since. This event will begin with a brief lecture about the history of protest in Greenwood and Tulsa more broadly, focusing in particular on the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Power Movement, and the Vietnam era. A conversation will follow with Vic Luckerson, author of Built From the Fire, and some of the Greenwood community leaders who led the George Floyd protests. They will talk about what has changed since the summer of activism and what hasn’t.

This event will coincide with chapters 21-25 of Built from the Fire: The Epic Story of Tulsa’s Greenwood District, America’s Black Wall Street and is part of the “Deep Greenwood” city-wide read.

Sponsored by The University of Tulsa, Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, the Tulsa City-County Public Library, All Souls Unitarian Church, Big 10 Ballroom, Oklahoma Eagle, Black Wall Street Times, Magic City Books, and Fulton Street Books.

Venue

101 E. Archer
101 E. Archer St.
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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