1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission Hosts 'National Day Of Learning' Conference

A free conference aimed at educating the public on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre will take place on Thursday.

Thursday, June 3rd 2021, 6:59 am

By: Cal Day

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission is offering a free conference for the public to learn more about the history of the massacre. The conference is online and will feature different speakers throughout the day.

The conference starts at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning with an opening session focusing on the timeline of the massacre provided by University of Oklahoma Professor Karlos Hill. At 11 a.m., virtual attendees can listen in on different breakout sessions, including a film premiere and a discussion on Black Wall Street 100 years after the massacre.

After a lunch break, the conference picks back up at 1 p.m. with a keynote address. At 2:45 p.m., the afternoon breakout sessions will happen where you can watch discussions about Greenwood and the latest on reparations. 

The closing session is scheduled for 4 p.m., where leaders will revisit the lessons taught for the day and future opportunities to learn more.

For more information about the conference, including links to the sessions, Click Here.


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