1256 reviews Fire in Little Africa
1256 reviews Fire in Little Africa
Image of Dr. Cornel West is not from the symposium but Robert P. George and Cornel West speaking with attendees at the Student Pavilion at Arizona State University in Tempe,
Isabel Wilkerson Isabel Wilkerson presented to the National Symposium as keynote speaker Wednesday, May 25, 2021. I listened to the audio of Wilkerson’s most recent important book titled, Caste: The
Many important events by key organizations are happening beginning the week before the centennial through Juneteenth. 1256 Movement plans to be there, listening, learning, growing, and interacting with the narratives
Greg Taylor reflects on what he learned in the course taught by Dr. Karlos K. Hill, "The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Lessons and Legacies."
Greg Taylor describes how it took five years to be convicted about the importance of reparations for racial healing and building the future.
REPARATION DONATIONS Public and private citizens give donations to 1256 Movement and also to other entities outside of 1256 Movement for the purpose of reparations. 2. APPLY FOR REPARATIONS A
How did white people see the suffering of black people in 1921? How do white people see suffering of black people today? What happened in 1921 and how does the
Most white people like me simply do not know their own white supremacies. We are like dominant white fish swimming in a sea of supremacy we’ve always known. This work
André Holland, the actor who played Kevin in the Oscar-winning movie, Moonlight, told Terry Gross of the NPR show, “Fresh Air,” that when his school class exchanged valentine cards, a
White people like me have not told the story I’m about to tell. Instead, white people have largely buried Tulsa’s racial history, specifically of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Enraged
The cost of the land or a cash payment of $10,000 can be credited back to the buyer at closing.
Land Sourcing and Funding1256 is actively working with the city and private sources to acquire land by proxy for 1,256 black individuals or families seeking to build homes in Tulsa
A person wishing to acquire land and build a home can make their wishes known to the leadership of 1256 in any form, from verbal to handwritten note, to our
1256 Movement is a 501c3 tax-exempt corporation funded by private and public donations in order to pay a land reparation of approximately $10,000 for 1,256 black families as restitution for
Healing the Past We believe healing and forgiveness requires reparations. Reparation is a necessary part of healing. There was once a man named Zacchaeus who lived in Jericho in Israel.
1256 Movement Mission The 1256 Mission is to impact 1,256 low to medium income families in North Tulsa in ten years by building affordable, quality homes black people can own,
1256 Movement is a collection of diverse people who believe that the homes burned down by white mobs should be re-built by citizens of Tulsa. Ownership of land and these
In the early 1900s, Tulsa sprung up as an oil town. As Tulsa grew, so did a black neighborhood in Tulsa called Greenwood. Ten thousand black Tulsans thrived in Greenwood
On June 1, 1921 white mobs gathered at the corner of Archer and Greenwood in downtown Tulsa and systematically killed black Tulsans, looted their homes, firebombed Greenwood. The Red Cross
No, there is not enough quality, affordable housing in North Tulsa. The history of this problem is rooted in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. “Tulsa needs 3,000 to 4,000 more
According to the Community Service Council Tulsa Equality Indicators, home ownership for Black Tulsans (32%) is roughly half of home ownership for white Tulsans (57.9%). This disproportionately low level of
In the Proof of Concept Phase, 1256 Movement and Taylor Homes are purchasing in fill lots, preferring several lots in a row, in order to build the first homes. How