The Legacy of Black Wall Street

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

The Legacy of Black Wall Street

An evening of events surrounding the documentary "The Legacy of Black Wall Street."

About this event

The UVA Center for Politics in partnership with Legacy Productions presents "The Legacy of Black Wall Street", an evening of events surrounding the documentary directed by Deborah Riley Draper. The film tracks the rise of Black Wall Street in Oklahoma, up until the 1921 Tulsa race massacre. This commemorative documentary shifts the narrative from the massacre itself to amplify the voices of the Black pioneers.


Schedule of events:

     -  Welcome by Andrea Douglas from the Jefferson School African
         American Heritage Center
     -  Viewing of Covid PSA's
     -  Remarks from Taison Bell, MD, MBA from UVA Health
     -  Informal discussion with Deborah Riley Draper and family of the
        Tuskegee Study victims

     -  Remarks by Kai Bowe from OWN
     -  Viewing of “The Legacy of Black Wall Street”
     - Conversation with Kai Bowe and Deborah Riley
 moderated by Andrea Douglas.

This event is sponsored by Red Light Management.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED | Food Trucks will be present.

To register for this event, visit the Eventbrite event HERE. 

For more information contact Glenn Crossman - or 434.243.3540



Free Show


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