“Greenwood Ave Project” Begins its U.S. National Tour to Commemorate the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Acclaimed documentary film "Greenwood Ave Project" begins its U.S. national tour to commemorate the 102-year reminder of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
The "Greenwood Ave Project" documentary sheds light on the Tulsa community after the 1921 Massacre in which the filmmaker Terry Baccus and executive producer Karen Reese have shown the aftermath of the Massacre in such a realistic way that it will bring visceral, yet vulnerable emotion to the audience, inspiring a primary film theme "From the People, For the People."
Executive Producer Karen Reese has voiced, "Our project is valuable because it tells the stories of people from the Greenwood community after the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, portraying all the layers of the realities of effects birthed from this horrific turn of events suffered by the Black People that were living in Tulsa during that time and for years to come."
The Greenwood Ave Project will educate thousands of people on the horrific aftermath of the event and explain what has been done after the rebuilding of Greenwood in 1925.
The documentary will be shown in African American Museums all across the U.S. Below are the places and dates that the tour will begin:
- Dallas African American Museum on May 31st and June 1st, 2023
- Rosa Park Museum at Troy University on June 1st
- Circle Cinema Theater on May 26th-June 1st
- GW Carver Interpretive Museum on June 15th and 16th
- Black Heritage Museum of Arlington on June 14th
- University Museum at Texas Southern University, Date TBA
- Oakland Library, Date TBA
- Miami Black Precinct and Museum, Date TBA
Visit www.greenwoodaveproject.com for touring details.
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