Black Wall Street

In 1921, the affluent town of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma suffered one of the most vicious race riots in U.S. history. Hundreds of people were killed and the promise of what could be, destroyed.
  • Black Wall Street
  • 2018-04-26T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2018-04-26T14:00:00-04:00
  • In 1921, the affluent town of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma suffered one of the most vicious race riots in U.S. history. Hundreds of people were killed and the promise of what could be, destroyed.
  • What employee employee featured student student featured Student Development Academic Affairs
  • When Apr 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM (America/New_York / UTC-400)
  • Where AC-1M06
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 7182622331
  • Add event to calendar iCal

 It is arguably one of the nation’s most under reported tragedies. Join us for a lecture featuring Dr. George White, Chair of the Department of History and Philosophy as he discusses the role of race, prejudice and fake news in the destruction of the town commonly referred to as “Black Wall Street”.