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John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Dinner Tonight

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John Hope Franklin speaking in Tulsa [file photo] John Hope Franklin speaking in Tulsa [file photo]

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TULSA, OK -- The John Hope Franklin Center will be holding its first Dinner of Reconciliation Thursday evening. 

According to a news release, nationally recognized Tulsa historian and author Scott Ellsworth will deliver the keynote address. Professor Ellsworth is author of "Death in a Promised Land" which is a comprehensive history of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot. 

The dinner will begin at 6:00 pm at the Greenwood Cultural Center at 322 North Greenwood Avenue. 

The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation is developing a consortium of academic institutions, historical societies, and organizations devoted to equality, racial justice and social harmony to continue his legacy.

3/25/2009 Related story: John Hope Franklin Dies At Age 94

For more information, visit the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation.

 

 

 

 

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