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“This Was Not a Riot”: History, Memory and the Bombing of Black Wall Street

June 17, 2021 @
7:00 p.m.
- 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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Clark University’s first annual observation of Juneteenth — the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas learned of the abolition of slavery in the United States, celebrated by Black Americans since to commemorate the end of slavery — will feature an event titled “‘This Was Not a Riot’: History, Memory and the Bombing of Black Wall Street,” with special guest scholar Dr. Kalenda Eaton, a professor in The Clara Luper Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Read more »


June 17, 2021
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.