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

African American Literature Book Club: The Victory of Greenwood

The Victory of Greenwood

Newly discovered sources dispel some of Tulsa’s persistent myths and inaccuracies about the events leading up to the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The book also includes the story of Greenwood’s rebuilding, and of the institutions, such as Booker T. Washington High School and Vernon A. M. E. Church, that … Read More

RJIOK: Victory of Greenwood

The Restorative Justice Institute of Oklahoma

In June 2018, Oklahoma became the incarceration capital of the world. Oklahomans are proud, resilient, hopeful, resourceful and kind. We are not more criminal than the rest of the world. The combination of punitive, inequitable, and dehumanizing practices in our homes, schools, and justice system has lead us collectively to … Read More