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RELEASE ME, the Spirits of Greenwood Speak anthology (paperback edition)

RELEASE ME, the Spirits of Greenwood Speak anthology (paperback edition)

The legacy of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, OK (aka Black Wall Street) is much more than the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

 

RELEASE ME, the Spirits of Greenwood Speak is a symphony of historic facts, fictional accounts, and sentiments wrapped in poetry, short stories, art, essays, and photography. RELEASE ME includes instructions on how to start a business from scratch; a sample business plan; a disaster kit list; words of wisdom; and more!

 

This anthology is a creative and edifying resource that focuses on the timeless and borderless principles it took the citizens of Greenwood to build the thriving community.

 

RELEASE ME, the Spirits of Greenwood Speak anthology has contributions from Poet Laureate of the United States (2019-2022), Dr. Joy Harjo; award-winning poet/author/educator Quraysh Ali Lansana; prominent historian/author/attorney, Hannibal B. Johnson; Tulsa Artist Fellowship artists: Sarah Ahmad, Kalup Donte Linzy, Shelby Head, Adam Carnes, and Phetote Mshairi; distinguished award-winning photographer Don Thompson; the Tulsa Historical Society; and an array of renowned citizens of Tulsa, OK. RELEASE ME, the Spirits of Greenwood Speak is a creative rendering of the voices of the Spirits of Greenwood who yearn to teach readers and anyone listening about legacy building fundamentals. Those basic standards can still be used today.

 

Apparitions roam the Greenwood District

Yearning to be free of the day they died

Shackles of despair prove fatalistic

"IT'S MORE THAN A TOMB!", the specters decried

 

Greenwood’s the body; Black Wall Street’s the Soul

Why focus on loss when winning’s the goal?

 

'Tis more than a tomb where Greenwood resides

Harping on doom seems sad and sadistic

Forsake not heirlooms of triumphs and pride

Love heals the wounds vile hatred inflicted

 

Greenwood’s the body; Black Wall Street’s the Soul

Dwell not on past losses; winning’s the goal.

  • Motto

    Greenwood is the body;
    Black Wall Street is the Soul
     

  • Food for thought

    Education starts at home.

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