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John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation Presents, “The Future of Tulsa’s Past: The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre and Beyond”

May 26 @ 1:30 pm - May 29 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Join us the 12th Annual Reconciliation in America National Symposium, “The Future of Tulsa’s Past: The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre and Beyond.” This year, we commemorate the centennial of the 1921 Race Massacre and have assembled celebrated authors, activists, educators, and journalists to discuss the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre and how we can work toward the intentional journey of reconciliation.

By convening global scholars and practitioners, the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation hopes to promote a dialogue among those who work to bridge societal divides.

Meet John W. Franklin

John W. Franklin has specialized in the history and culture of Africa and its Diaspora for the past 50 years. He has lived in Senegal and worked and traveled extensively in Africa, the Caribbean, Brazil, Canada and Europe.  Franklin’s focus has been on France, its role in the TransAtlantic Slave Trade, French Colonization, and the contemporary French-speaking world, from Louisiana to Mauritius. Fluent in French, he is a sought-after speaker in the US, the French-speaking world and beyond.

Mr. Franklin will introduce and moderate the evening Keynote Speakers, along with moderating some of the daytime sessions.

With informative presentations delivered by amazing Keynote Speakers and Presenters, get ready to learn more about this year’s Symposium.

This year, you will have the opportunity to attend the Symposium virtually or limited, in-person attendance.  Be sure to register today to attend!

Click HERE for more information and to register to attend.


May 26 @ 1:30 pm CDT
May 29 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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Oklahoma State University – Tulsa
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, 74106 United States
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