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Black Wall Street 100: An American City Grapples With Its Historical Racial Trauma

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020, RELEASE: “Black Wall Street 100–An American City Grapples With Its Historical Racial Trauma.” Pre-order now; discounted price and free shipping: http://www.eakinpress.com/black-wall-street-100.html

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The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot (Gallery)

Oklahoma Magazine | A Century’s Worth of Lessons

"Brenda Alford’s grandparents did not speak to her directly about the horrors of the Tulsa Race Massacre. But after she grew up, she realized she had often overheard conversations about the devastation that began on May 31, 1921, in the Greenwood District and its...

Trump Seeks a Cultural Safe Space Amid a Deadly Pandemic

Here is an article the New York Times did on President Trump's recent rally in Tulsa Oklahoma, I was interviewed for the piece: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/21/us/politics/trump-rally-supporters.html

ABC News Interview | Trump Rally Comes Against Backdrop of Racial Protests

Listen to the interview on ABC News here: https://abcnews.go.com/US/video/trump-rally-backdrop-racial-protests-71368581

Latest Article on Forbes | The Bezos of Black Wall Street

"Ottowa W. Gurley knew he would never be a success in the Jim Crow South. Born on Christmas Day 1868 to freed slaves in Huntsville, Alabama, he grew up in Pine Bluff, Arkansas where he was largely self-educated. Gurley married his childhood sweetheart, Emma, became a...

Latest Article on MarketWatch | What is Juneteenth?

"The past few weeks have brought renewed attention to the systemic racism embedded in so many institutions in American society, including those that we rely on to build wealth. There are few events more illustrative of the obstacles black Americans have historically...

Latest Article on The Guardian | In 1921, a white mob burned ‘Black Wall Street’ down

"On 9 March 1892, a white mob in Memphis, Tennessee, lynched Thomas Moss and his business partners Will Stewart and Calvin McDowell. The black men died on the altar of capitalism as viewed through a white supremacist lens. Their food store, People’s Grocery, had...

Latest Article on Newsweek | Trump’s Tulsa Rally

"President Donald Trump announced last week the return of his huge, campaign-style rallies. The first will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with reportedly no social distancing required, and was initially set for June 19, the oldest African American holiday. Of all...

Latest Article on Democracy Now! | Disruptor on Road to Reconciliation

"President Donald Trump says he will push ahead with a massive campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, even as COVID cases are surging there as the state reopens. Trump delayed the rally by one day after it was originally scheduled for June 19, Juneteenth, a...

[Podcast Interview] Rumors of Lynching “Diamond Dick”

In this episode, listeners will hear excerpts of the documentary, "The Origins of Lynching Culture in the United States." The documentary is produced by the organization, “Facing History and Ourselves.” Their mission is to use the lessons of history to challenge...

NPR Interview Tulsa Race Massacre

Hannibal B. Johnson speaks with  NPR about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre (February 28, 2020) https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2020/02/28/tulsa-race-massacre-school-curriculum

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