In the early 1900s, there were as many as 50 all-black towns in Oklahoma. Black Oklahomans created spaces to offer safety, opportunity and freedom to their communities. Over the course of the century, the number and sizes of these towns shrank drastically. Only 13 of the original 50 exist today. Seeking to shed light on […]
The University of Tulsa is excited to celebrate what would have been the 125th birthday of artist Alexandre Hogue, former head of TU’s Department of Art and namesake of the Alexandre Hogue Gallery located in Phillips Hall. Hogue 125 Inspired: Oklahoma Landscapes opens Jan. 19 and demonstrates the artist’s legacy and continued impact on the […]
Early Oklahoma: Black Hope/Black Dreams features the accomplishments of three individuals who had a vision for greater opportunity and equality for themselves and others. Edward (Edwin) Preston McCabe arrived in Oklahoma Territory in 1889. He was experienced in finance, law, land development and politics. McCabe sought a place where African Americans could establish their own […]
The TU community is invited to visit the Newman Center Tuesdays this spring for free lunch and fellowship!
Hear from a panel of Black-identified artists and creatives who will share their experiences and what it means to them to create. Charcuterie will be served.
Tulsa Men's Basketball hosts East Carolina University at the Reynolds Center.