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Black History Month: Black Wall Street and the Threat of Black Financial Stability

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Greenwood, or “Black Wall Street,” a once thriving section of 1920s Tulsa, met its ultimate demise at the hand of White rioters. Work to answer the question: Why was Black financial stability a threat?

Begin to explore what the success of this Black neighborhood meant for the town’s White counterparts, and how racial minorities’ independence was and potentially continues to be, a threat to White power structures in the United States.

Presenter: William Anderson


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