OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Office of Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today announced an April state work week Community Conversation in Tulsa. For the event, Lankford wants to ensure everyone has an opportunity to ask questions. Lankford will hold five 30-minute face-to-face conversations with groups of 35 Oklahomans. To accommodate everyone, an online sign-up is required for the event. If you are unable to sign-up online, contact the Oklahoma City office at 405-231-4941.Read More
'She spoke the truth': After years of not talking about it, Tulsa Race Riot survivor Hazel Jones opened up, providing a public face for survivors.Read More
An online curriculum for studying the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 was launched Feb. 20 at Douglass High School.
Tulsa Sen. Kevin Mathews (D-Tulsa) joined U.S. Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) as well as current and former African-American elected officials to outline how the curriculum provides one-day and five-day multimedia lesson plans.Read More
Freezing rain didn't stop lawmakers and educators from gathering Tuesday morning at Douglass Mid-High to shed light on a dark subject: The nearly 98-year-old Tulsa race riot.Read More
In the coming years, the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Centennial Commission plans to update the Greenwood District, putting it on the registry of historical places and creating an office space there so people can get involved. Their first priority is educating young people about what happened.Read More
Tulsa plans to remember one of the nation's worst race riots.Read More