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 READINGS- Books/Journals/Dissertations

Baehler, Joel Edward

  1. Organizing the ‘Living Dead’: Civil Rights in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1954–1964. Unpublished PhD Dissertation. Stillwater, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University.

Bowens, DeAunderia N.

  1. Unsettled Accounts: Political Responses to Past Racial Violence in 20th Century America. Unpublished PhD Dissertation. Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan.

Cremin, Pat

  1. Greenwood is Fading. Oklahoma Impact Magazine, (4): 3-5.

Evans, Camille

  1. Interpreting the Unimaginable: Memorialization in the Sooner State. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Stillwater, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University.

Nobles, Melissa

  1. The Politics of Official Apologies. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  2. Shades of Citizenship: Race and the Census in Modern Politics. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Ogletree, Charles J.

  1. Tulsa Reparations: The Survivors’ Story. Boston College Third World Law Journal 24(1): 13-30.

2003 b. The Current Reparations Debate. UC Davis Law Review (36)5: 1051-1072.

Rothstein, Richard

  1. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America. New York, NY: Liveright Publishing.

Shackel, Paul

  1. Memory in Black and White: Commemoration and the Post-Bellum Landscape. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press.

Skipper, Jodi

2015     Saving St. Paul: Race, Development, and Heritage Politics in Dallas, Texas. The Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research 45 (3): 24–38.

Starzmann, Maria T. and John R. Roby

  1. Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida.

Trekell, Ronald L. 

  1. History of the Tulsa Police Department, 1882- 1990. Tulsa, OK: The Department.

Ward, Geoff

  1. The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Warner, Ross 

  1. Oklahoma Boy: An Autobiography. Tulsa, OK: Independently Published.

NEWS – Op-Eds/Recent Articles

Gamble-Theard, Jennifer

Black Wall Street: A Legacy of Success, part 2.The Weekly Challenger, April 26, 2018.

Luckerson, Victor

Black Wall Street: The African American Haven that Burned and then Rose from the Ashes.” The Ringer, June 28, 2018.

Kim, Allen

A Group in Tulsa Hopes to Rebuild ‘Black Wall Street’, Destroyed in a Bloody 1921 Race Massacre.” CNN, January 14, 2020.

REPORTS – Meetings/Preservation/Reconciliation Efforts 

Oil Capital Historic District.” Tulsa Preservation Commission,

Johnson, Hannibal (NCCJ Racial Reconciliation Project Consultant)

  1. Racial Reconciliation Project: Final Report. Tulsa, OK: National Conference for Community and Justice, Tulsa Region.

Human Rights Watch

The Case for Reparations in Tulsa, Oklahoma: A Human Rights Argument.  May 29, 2020.

Ogletree, Charles and McDougall, Gay J.

Petition Alleging Violations of the Human Rights of John Melvin Alexander et al. by the United States of America (October 26, 2005).