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Tulsa Race Riots

Why This Major City Has To Fight For Food

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

By Natalie Deuschle, Mother Nature Network On a sweltering summer evening, Brandon, a 21-year-old culinary arts student at Workforce Oklahoma, sits...

Burning Tulsa: The Legacy of Black Dispossession

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
The Zinn Education Project

The term "race riot" does not adequately describe the events of May 31 - June 1, 1921 in Greenwood, a black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The historical record documents a sustained and murderous assault on black lives and property.

At 96, First Black Woman To Serve In U.S. Coast Guard Continues Fight For Civil Rights

White Plains Patch | Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact

An angry mob of white men charged into her house while her mother was cooking breakfast. They robbed the house and tossed out the freshly made meal af...

A Tragic, Yet Uplifting, Symphony for Tulsa

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts
Adrian Margaret Brune

Racial disparity has become a core thematic underpinning for the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, nearly 50 years after a Tulsa race riot that was part of the lynchings and race riots of the era.

Tulsa's Ghosts of Leadership Past

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 10.24.2011 | Black Voices
Adrian Margaret Brune

The American record that touts the pioneering spirit of men like W. Tate Brady is slowly being rewritten to include the preemptive subjugation, bigotry and ultimately, retribution toward blacks during post-Reconstruction.

90 Years On: A Look Back At The Tulsa Race Riot

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 07.22.2011 | Impact
Adrian Margaret Brune

Despite the efforts of journalists over the years, Tulsans always managed to sweep the riot's history under the rug. For nearly eight decades, the riot remained Tulsa's closeted skeleton.