City of Tulsa, OK

02/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/23/2021 19:05

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update – Feb. 23 (1)

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Update - Feb. 23 (1)

2/23/2021

This evening, the 1921 Graves Public Oversight Committee continued discussions regarding a re-interment plan for the next phase of the 1921 Graves Investigation planned to take place at Oaklawn Cemetery this summer. Information regarding work done in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Investigation to date is available at www.cityoftulsa.org/1921graves

The Public Oversight Committee will reconvene in March to further discuss the investigation.

1921 Graves Search Background

For the most up-to-date information on the search for possible graves dating to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, visit: www.cityoftulsa.org/1921gravesand follow 1921 Graves on Facebook, @1921Graves. A public shared drive, including pictures, video and drone footage, from the test excavations at Oaklawn Cemetery can be found on the 1921 Graves website. No courtesy is needed when using images and videos from that drive.