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

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

RELEASE ME the Spirits of Greenwood Speak anthology is a conversation between poetry and various forms of artistic expressions about the principles that helped foster the vibrant culture and resilience of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, OK circa 1921. The book also showcases hope for reconciliation and healing in the thriving Tulsa community as a whole. The anthology honors the spirit of Greenwood aka "Black Wall Street" while shedding light on the contributions and struggles of African Americans in the early 1900's in Tulsa, OK.

RELEASE ME features accounts from descendants of survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre, a sample business plan, a chapter on how to start a business from scratch, a survival kit list, a bit of history about the Greenwood District, the aftermath of the massacre, the resilience of the human spirit after the tragedy, and more!

RELEASE ME, the Spirits of Greenwood Speak anthology has poignant 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.

Through thought-provoking poetry and visually stunning content, RELEASE ME offers a deep and meaningful exploration of the enduring legacy of the Greenwood District and the ongoing quest for justice and equality. This paperback edition is a powerful and essential addition to any collection, providing a platform for voices often unheard and a space for reflection, understanding, and celebration.

  • Motto

    Greenwood is the body;
    Black Wall Street is the Soul

  • Food for thought from the PoeTree

    Reading is the basic foundation to learning and passing along knowledge and information. 

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