• Senator builds Tulsa Race Riot curriculum

    By: Tiffany Alaniz

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Sen. Kevin Matthews wants to build a curriculum to teach students about the 1921 Race Riots
    • He wants students to understand what happened 
    • New lesson plans went out to all Oklahoma schools in February
    • The 1921 Race Riot Centennial Commission wants to create opportunities in Tulsa for others to learn about the event
    • Sen. Matthews hopes increased awareness can create economic opportunity in the Greenwood District 

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