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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.

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.

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