The Victory of Greenwood: Amos T. Hall

Amos T. Hall

A painting (by Norman artist Mike Wimmer) of Amos T. Hall, Thurgood Marshall, and Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, the first woman of color to be admitted to the University of Oklahoma Law School, hangs in the halls of the Oklahoma Senate Chamber. This may be the only public monument to … Read More

The Victory of Greenwood: Dr. Charles Bate

Dr. Charles Bate

The surname “Bate” is likely not well-known in Oklahoma, but it’s most certainly recognized in Tennessee. Humphrey Bate was born in Castalian Springs, Tennessee, on May 25, 1875. He spent his teenage years collecting pocket change playing harmonica on steamboats traveling the Cumberland River. He eventually attended medical school at … Read More

Choose Chicago: Celebrate Juneteenth in Chicago

Illinois Holocaust Museum

Virtual Juneteenth Commemoration: The Illinois Holocaust Museum is hosting a special online event about the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, in honor of Juneteenth. Join virtually on June 17 for a powerful discussion with Phil Armstrong, project director for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission and Carlos Moreno, … Read More