Tulsa Remembers: List Of Events For 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial


Friday, May 28th 2021, 11:43 am

By: News On 6, Kristin Wells


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All eyes will be on Tulsa for the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on May 31-June 1. You can find a list of all events and activities planned, starting May 26 for the commemoration of the centennial. You can visit the Black Wall Street Legacy Festival website, 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission website, or the National Black Power Convention website for more information.

Stay tuned to News On 6 and NewsOn6.com for full coverage of the centennial events. To see more coverage or learn more about the Tulsa Race Massacre, visit this page here.

Wednesday, May 26

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission

Greenwood Art Project Unveiling, 1 p.m.

John Hope Franklin National Symposium, May 26-29.

Thursday, May 27

Black Wall Street Legacy Festival

Mural Unveiling Ceremony by Michael Rosato, 12 p.m. at 322 N Greenwood.

Diversity Books Donation to Tulsa, 10 a.m. at Eugene Field School

Legacy of Survivors Exhibit Opening at Gilcrease Museum, 12 p.m.

Friday, May 28

Black Wall Street Legacy Festival

Black Wall Street Memorial March, 10 a.m. starting at Carver Middle School

Legacy Summit at Greenwood Cultural Center, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

12: 30 p.m. Fire in Little Africa: Community, Hip-Hop and Activism

1:30 p.m. Who Controls the Narrative?

3 p.m. Reimagining Black Wall Street

4 p.m. Descended from the Promise Land: Healing and Transformation after Generational Trauma

World Culture Music – catch live music across the Greenwood district

12 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Lefty’s on Greenwood and Silhouette Sneakers & Art

1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Archer and Greenwood Avenue

Events at Legacy Fest Main Stage from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the OSU-Tulsa Lawn

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission

Dedication of Pathway to Hope, 5:21 p.m. starting at Greenwood Avenue and I-244.

National Black Power Convention

Black Holocaust Remembrance/ Reparations Night 5-10 p.m. at Vernon AME Church

Saturday, May 29

Black Wall Street Legacy Festival

Black Wall Street Times Grand Opening, 9 a.m. at 217 E Archer Street (Postponed from Thursday due to inclement weather.)

Centennial Black Wall Street Heritage Parade, 11 a.m. starting at Carver Middle School

Legacy Summit at Greenwood Cultural Center, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

2:10 p.m. The Parallel Universe of a Thriving Black Community

3:10 p.m. How to Reimagine a World Where Black Lives Matter

4:10 p.m. The Case for Reparations

World Culture Music, 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Archer and Greenwood

Events at Legacy Fest Main Stage from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the OSU-Tulsa Lawn


Sunday, May 30

Black Wall Street Legacy Festival

Worship Service at First Baptist Church North Tulsa, 11 a.m.

World Culture Music Stage, 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Archer and Greenwood

Legacy Fest Main Event Homecoming from 2:30-7 p.m. at OSU-Tulsa Lawn

Making WATCHMEN, 7 p.m. presented by Magic City Books on OSU-Tulsa Lawn

Monday, May 31

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission

Dedication of Prayer Wall, 10 a.m. Vernon AME Church

The Remember & Rise Event at ONEOK Field has been canceled, due to entertainment and speaker complications, the Centennial Commission reported Thursday.

Remember & Rise Candlelight Vigil, 10:30 p.m.


Local Businesses

Many Tulsa businesses will also be involved in events or hosting their own to commemorate the centennial.

Fulton Street Books and Coffee with host a virtual book talk with Stacey Abrams as well as offer extended hours for the weekend.

Silhouette Sneakers & Art will be hosting musical artists as part of Black Wall Street Legacy Festival's World Culture Music.

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