How Code for Tulsa is using data to tell a fuller picture about life in the Greenwood neighborhood before—and after—the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Greenwood maps and documents

There’s been renewed interest in the story of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre following the centennial anniversary of the event last year—but data on what Greenwood was really like before and after the massacre hasn’t been compiled into one comprehensive map—until now. Recently, the Code for Tulsa Brigade partnered with local organizations and colleges to create a visual map of erasure and resilience in the neighborhood. The project, Mapping Greenwood, is an attempt to tell the story of how the community continues to rebuild and commemorate its history. To learn more about their work, we spoke with Carlos Moreno, Co-Captain of Code for Tulsa and one of the creators of Mapping Greenwood.

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