Voices in the Struggle
Panelists talked about African-American orators and writers they feel have influenced African-American literature. They talked about… read more
Panelists talked about African-American orators and writers they feel have influenced African-American literature. They talked about the history of Oklahoma and the Tulsa area. Among the additional topics discussed were Brown v. Board of Education, Ralph Ellison, and the evolution of writers and writing. Ms. Graham moderated the discussion. Panelists responded to questions from the moderator and the audience.
Mr. Taulbert is the author of a number of books, including Eight Habits of the Heart: Embracing the Values That Build Strong Families and Communities, One Upon a Time When We Were Colored, and The Journey Home: A Father’s Gift to His Son. Ms. Gates wrote They Came Searching: How Blacks Sought the Promised Land in Tulsa and Riot on Greenwood: The Total Destruction of Black Wall Street. Mr. Johnson is the author of several books, including Mama Used to Say: Wit and Wisdom from the Heart and Soul and Up From The Ashes. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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