After five years of research, I’m publishing my chronicle of the neighborhood that refused, more than once, to be erased
I hired my 13-year-old cousin to be a research assistant on my book. He's now a high school senior. We talked about all that he learned about race in…
Gray hairs and great expectations
A popular gambling pastime known as the policy wheel dominated the economy of Depression-era Greenwood. Because it was criminalized, it also spawned…
On the dangers of allowing historical figures to become symbols and sedatives
When the Great Depression gripped Tulsa in the early 1930’s, it squeezed black women the hardest
A slightly new philosophy for Run It Back
Remembrance helps individuals process trauma, but government officials should only engage in it if they're also willing to do the hard work of repair
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