At our Sunday May 30 worship we will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre. The CUUC In the Spirit of Truth/Racial Justice Team invites you to honor the 1921 tragedy by also exploring these and other opportunities to increase awareness and inspire action.
Thu May 20, 7:00pm
Hosted by the National Museum of African American History and Culture-Virtual. Click here to register.
Film excerpts and panel discussion of the new PBS documentary, which premieres May 31.

Premieres Mon May 31, 9:00pm
PBS broadcast television,, and the PBS Video app
Learn about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and how the community of Tulsa is coming to terms with its past, present, and future. Click here to read more. Click here to see the video trailer.
Book for Young Readers: Unspeakable by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrations by Floyd Cooper (whose grandfather survived the massacre) (Carolrhoda Books, 2021)
This picture book sensitively introduces young readers to the tragedy and concludes with a call for a better future. Click here for an interview with the author and illustrator.
Reading, Viewing, and Listening Resources:

The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 ~ Carol Anderson of Emory University discusses lesser known instances of racial prejudice in the video series "The Hidden History of the Quest for Civil Rights."

The Last Survivor Speaks ~ The late Dr. Olivia Hooker speaks about surviving the burning of Black Wall Street. See also: 100-Year-Old Olivia Hooker on Fordham, Faith, and Redemption

A Long-Lost Manuscript Contains a Searing Eyewitness Account of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 ~ From Smithsonian Magazine. An Oklahoma lawyer details the attack by hundreds of whites on the thriving Black neighborhood, where hundreds died.

Black Wall Street Remembered ~ Hannibal B. Johnson, 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission

Tulsa Race Massacre from the American History Tellers podcast ~ From Wondery. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator).