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Sen. Lankford hosts town hall on Tulsa race relations, showcases local talent


TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Sen. Lankford attended a Tulsa town hall meeting Oct. 12.
  • It began at 6 p.m. at the Pocket Full of Hope Community Revitalization Center.
  • Lankford took questions from the audience related to health care, gun laws and more.

Senator James Lankford held a town hall-style event on Oct. 12.

The event took place at Big 10 Ballroom, in the Pocket Full of Hope Community Revitalization Center.

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He discussed the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots, community revitalization and issues in Washington, DC.

Sen. Kevin Matthews, Mayor G.T. Bynum, and State Rep. Regina Goodwin also gave remarks.

WATCH the entire meeting here:

During this event, there were appearances and performances from A Pocket Full of Hope youth participants, and various musicians with connections to Tulsa, including Folami, vocalist with CHIC & Nile Rodgers, Bobby Eaton, former bassist with Natalie Cole, and the Jordan Hehl Trio jazz band..

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