Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten Preview Event
Join audiences nationwide for a virtual event commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. The event will feature excerpts from the landmark PBS documentary, Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten, and panel discussion with scholars and historians from across the country.
Join audiences nationwide on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 7:00 pm ET, for a virtual event commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. The event will feature excerpts from landmark PBS documentary Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten. Learn how the community of Tulsa and the nation is coming to terms with its past, present, and future in a panel discussion featuring DeNeen Brown, award-winning writer for The Washington Post and associate professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism; Paul Gardullo, historian and curator of the exhibition on the Tulsa Race Massacre now on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture; State Representative Regina Goodwin; Greg Robinson II, Director of Met Cares Foundation; and co-producer of the film, Eric Stover, Faculty Director of the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley, moderated by Emmy-winning journalist Michel Martin.
This event is presented by The WNET Group and the National Museum of African American History and Culture in collaboration with East Tennessee PBS, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KLRN Public Television, PBS North Carolina, WEDU PBS, WHRO Public Media, WHUT- Howard University Television, WHYY, WNIN Tri-State Public Media, Inc., and WQLN PBS NPR.