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Published: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

OSU-Tulsa launches new Center for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa has launched the Center for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation at OSU-Tulsa, a new community-focused center with a mission to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism and to bring about transformational and sustainable change.

Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2021

“Morning Altars” creator leads OSU-Tulsa personal and community healing workshop

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa will host an interactive workshop with author and artist Day Schildkret in which participants perform a seven-step “Morning Altar” ritual to encourage healing and recovery from trauma, including community and generational trauma.

Published: Friday, January 29, 2021

Strategic Communications class studies media messaging of the Tulsa Race Massacre

An image showing some destruction of Greenwood as the result of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Courtesy of Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Library Special Collections and Archives.

The Tulsa World front page from June 1, 1921 highlights how media messages at the time worked to shaped public opinion around the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Graduate students at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa explored how words and media can shape the popular perception of events through a semester-long examination of news and messages related to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

Published: Friday, December 18, 2020

Captola Dunn named inaugural OSU-Tulsa ASPIRE Award recipient

Dunn speaks at the Ellis Walker Woods memorial dedication.

Captola Dunn is the recipient of the inaugural ASPIRE Award.

OSU-Tulsa is proud to honor Captola Dunn, chair of the Ellis Walker Woods Memorial Committee, as its inaugural ASPIRE Award recipient. Dunn worked for nearly 30 years to make the memorial dedicated to the first principal of Tulsa’s historic Booker T. Washington High School a reality.

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