Greenwood Rising Black Wall Street History Center

Greenwood Rising is the flagship project of the Centennial Commission and was chosen to be built as the world-class history center located on the southeast corner of Greenwood and Archer, the gateway to Tulsa's Historic Greenwood District. Greenwood Rising honors the icons of Black Wall Street memorializes the victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and examines the lessons of the past to inspire meaningful, sustainable action in the present. This truth-telling and education for all are aimed at repairing lingering historical racial trauma--working toward restoration--and charting a new, vibrant, inclusive course for the future. Most importantly, it will allow visitors to commit to racial justice and reconciliation and will educate the youth of tomorrow on race relations.

City/State

Tulsa, OK

Internship Description

Community outreach and engagement (potentially) with living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race Massacre s well as coordination and communication with the diaspora of the direct descendants of of the black wall street legacy around the United States. Working with these various groups to create planning and community outreach for discussions on reparations and restorative justice.

# of weeks Required Dates Start Time End Time Public Transportation Housing  Format
10 Flexible  8:30am 4:30pm Yes Yes - $800-1100/month In person

Internship Qualifications

  • Desire or experience with community relations and outreach to communities of color that have experience past racial trauma.

Writing Sample Required?

None

Special Requirements

  • Drug Screening
  • Vaccinations