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Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

A layered understanding of history: studying the Tulsa Race Massacre

Gray, on a field trip with students of his Tulsa Public Cultures class in 2017.

Dr. David Gray, teaching assistant professor of the Special Topics in American Studies: The Tulsa Race Massacre class.

As Tulsa approaches 100 years since one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the nation’s history, the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a growing wave of coverage and conversations about the once-hushed event has hit journalism and popular culture.

Published: Thursday, August 20, 2020

OSU-Tulsa workshop helps contextualize the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre for teachers

Dr. Shanedra Nowell and Vanessa Adams-Harris address educators on day 2 of the workshop series.

More than 60 educators from Oklahoma and across the nation participated in Oklahoma State University-Tulsa’s four-day long “Teaching & Learning: The Narratives, Places, and Legacies of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre” workshop series designed to give teachers resources and context for how to teach students about the event.

Published: Friday, July 31, 2020

Community Advancing Conversations: Campus leaders promote proactive efforts, inclusive mindset

OSU-Tulsa President Pamela Fry emphasized OSU-Tulsa's goals of increasing access to higher education and service to the community through efforts such as pre-collegiate conferences, public courses on the history of Black Wall Street and via the efforts of the Center for Family Resilience and the Al Carlozzi Center for Counseling at OSU-Tulsa.

“Not being racist isn’t enough,” Ken Eastman, dean of Spears School of Business, told a panel of Oklahoma State University deans and academic leaders Thursday. “We need to actively work to end racism.”