Tahlequah Daily Press: Cherae Sowder Stone is a Cherokee citizen and a researcher and editor for the Victory of Greenwood project

The Victory of Greenwood project is not only about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, but about Greenwood’s founders, its rebuilding and resurgence with the upcoming centennial of the Massacre. The focus on racial inequities has boosted interest in the history of oppression, since the founding of our nation must be acknowledged before it can be healed. We are telling historically accurate stories rather than repeating rumors and legends. It’s gratifying to work with a team that understands the importance of seeing one another as fellow human beings rather than “other.”

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