bLACK wALL sTREET cENTENNIAL cOMMEMORATION

hONORING THE lIVES Lost in the 1921 massacre


On May 29th, African American Women In Cinema in partnership with The United Black Wall Street of America, Inc presented a Historical Film Festival in honor of the Centennial Commemoration of the 1921 Tragedy.

Sponsored by: Brompont, TransAmerica, Soul City Network TV

This Historical event took place at the prestigious Greenwood Gallery located in downtown Tulsa. It featured film screenings on the topic along with a question and answer segment with the filmmaker who gave rare insight as to why the subject matter was chosen.  In addition, the program highlighted unique conversations moderated by African American Women In Cinema President, Terra Renee with the descendants as well as "The First Family" of Taft Oklahoma, whose mother, Mayor Lelia Foley was the First African American Women Mayor in the United States. Audience members were moved by the keynote panel, moderated by Tam Lawrence, CEO of Exposure who also received the "Woman of the Year" by African American Women In Cinema. Other Honorees include, Dr. Jana B. Woodhouse, Wall Street Pioneer, Laurel Stradford, Great Grand Daughter of JB Stradford, a Hotel owner in 1921 and Matt McCoy, CEO of Soul City Network LLC.


African American Women In Cinema Organization is pleased to be a Proud member of the World Conference of Mayors & the Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance Black Wall Street Centennial Commemoration Committee.

World Conference of Mayors (WCM) & Historic Black Towns and Settlement Alliance (HBTSA) 

CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION OF

“BLACK WALL STREET” IN OKLAHOMA

Opening Reception (left) and Women's Leadership Breakfast (right)