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Oklahoma State University-Tulsa writer-in-residence Quryash Ali Lansana.


Thursday, May 27, 2021

Media Contact: Mack Burke | Editorial Coordinator | 405-744-5540 |

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Part of Oklahoma State University's land-grant mission is sharing knowledge and information. For members of the media, faculty experts from across OSU are available to comment and answer questions about the Tulsa Race Massacre:

Dr. Rosemary Avance
OSU teaching assistant professor in the School of Media and Strategic Communications
Topics: Role of the media in the massacre (then and now), critical cultural studies and media history

Dr. Erica Townsend-Bell
Director, Center for Africana Studies
Associate Professor of Political Science
Topics: Race and Gender Politics
Office: 405-744-5569, Cell: 918-594-8035

Dr. Andrew R. Belton
OSU Assistant Professor, Department of English
Topics: Critical Race Theory and Cultural Studies

Quraysh Ali Lansana
Acting director of the Center for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa writer-in-residence/adjunct professor
Topics: Civil rights history, Tulsa Race Massacre context, Greenwood today

Andrew McGee
Recruitment and Communications Coordinator/OSU Center for Ethical Leadership
Topics: Impact of the massacre on innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth
Dr. Shanedra Nowell
OSU associate professor of social studies education
Topics: Education on Tulsa Race Massacre, media literacy
Office phone: 405-744-7125

Lynn Wallace
OSU-Tulsa Library Director
Topics: Historical context for the Tulsa Race Massacre, including the OSU-Tulsa collection of historical artifacts, photographs and more

Dr. Lawrence Ware
OSU teaching assistant professor and diversity liaison in the Department of Philosophy
Assistant director, Center for Africana Studies at OSU
Topics: Tulsa Race Massacre
Phone 405-744-2790 or 405-744-7692 

Dr. Brandy Thomas Wells
OSU assistant professor of history
Topics: Tulsa Race Massacre generally; women's activities and activism; and the Massacre's lasting impact on Greenwood
Prefers email contact:
Office phone: 405-744-5679

Oklahoma State University news on the Tulsa Race Massacre:

News releases:

OSU students produce multimedia project, documentary over Greenwood District on 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre
Public radio journalism project focuses on Tulsa Race Massacre
Community Advancing Conversation to focus on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Shedding light on local history: Teaching about the Tulsa Race Massacre
Understanding the Tulsa Race Massacre
This page will be updated regularly.

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