May 2021 Anniversaries of Racial Reckoning
- Jocelyn Toolie Garner
- Culture and Justice
The end of May marked important anniversaries in the history of racial injustice. May 25 marked the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin. May 31 and June 1 marked the hundredth anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre. Below are some resources to help you reflect on these events and learn more.
- The Fire This Time: Reflections on a Year of Racial Reckoning | Christianity Today
One year after the death of George Floyd, six Christian scholars, ministers, and activists gathered to ponder, lament, and assess the meaning of a transformative year of revolution and introspection.
- 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre - Tulsa Historical Society & Museum
Explore this online exhibit to learn about the history of the Tulsa Race Massacre including photos, interviews, documents, and links to additional resources.
- Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre presented by The History Channel
This documentary takes an in-depth, sobering look at the tragic events of a century ago and focuses on a specific period, from the birth of Black Wall Street, to its catastrophic downfall over the course of two bloody days, and finally the fallout and reconstruction.
- Blindspot Podcast, Season 2: Tulsa Burning
This six-episode podcast series examines the history of the Greenwood District of Tulsa through the stories of the people who lived there and their descendants.