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From Tragedy to Triumph: Race Massacre Survivor Stories

Black Wall Street Mural is the the title panel for the exhibit
From Tragedy to Triumph tells the story of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre through a combination of compelling photographs and vivid eyewitness accounts from survivors. In emphasizing the experience of the victims and survivors, the exhibit will demonstrate the resilience of Tulsa's Greenwood District, highlighting how Black residents courageously responded to the destruction of their historic community.

Exhibit Curators

Dr. Karlos Hill




Dr. Karlos Hill
Chair and Associate Professor
Clara Luper Department of African and African American Studies

Michelle Brown
Michelle Brown
Program Director
Greenwood Cultural Center

Introduction by Curator Dr. Karlos Hill

Virtual Exhibit