SCREENING OF THE TULSA RACE RIOTS OF 1921 "BEFORE THEY DIE"
On May 30th, 1921, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in less than 24 hours, the
prosperous African-American section of Greenwood, also known
as "Black Wall Street," was completely destroyed. An estimated
300 killed, and over 10,000 people displaced overnight as a 42
square block area of their homes and businesses were burned to
the ground. - -
Screening location: 1650 Bedford Avenue, 1st Floor/Founders
Auditorium - -
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - -
Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013. Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM.
At 4:30 PM following the screening there will be a talk-back
session with the producer and a group of panelists. Dr. Olivia
Hooker, 97-year old survivor is expected to be in attendance - -
Suggested donation: $5. Door prizes will be awarded. You must
be present to win.
March 10, 2013
Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Avenue
Free/Suggested Donation $5