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In-depth conversations that promote a healthy dialogue on race relations in our community and around the nation. Cece-Jones Davis & Lt. Wayland Cubit seek common ground for the common good as they practice the art of kindness in civil discourse and authenticity in storytelling.

United Voice Oklahoma Podcast Stronger Together

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In-depth conversations that promote a healthy dialogue on race relations in our community and around the nation. Cece-Jones Davis & Lt. Wayland Cubit seek common ground for the common good as they practice the art of kindness in civil discourse and authenticity in storytelling.

    Reflections & Transitions | Cece & Wayland’s Final Episode Together

    Reflections & Transitions | Cece & Wayland’s Final Episode Together

    We are wrapping up the United Voice Oklahoma podcast for 2020 with this episode where Cece & Wayland reflect on the past year, the election, our cultural moment, and new life transitions for both of them. Tune in to hear about Cece’s upcoming transition and possible future directions for the podcast.

    Learn more about United Voice Oklahoma by visiting https://unitedvoiceok.org/

    • 47 min
    Dr. Karlos Hill, Part 2 | Discussing the Lynching of Claude Chandler

    Dr. Karlos Hill, Part 2 | Discussing the Lynching of Claude Chandler

    Part two of our conversation with Dr. Karlos Hill, an expert on racism and race relations. In this episode we talk about the lynching of Claude Chandler, a black man who was taken from the Oklahoma County Jail by authorities and lynched 100 years ago.

    Dr. Karlos Hill's book — "Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory" (https://bit.ly/2SWZZPq)

    • 31 min
    Dr. Karlos Hill, Part 1 | The Legacy of Lynching

    Dr. Karlos Hill, Part 1 | The Legacy of Lynching

    Dr. Karlos Hill from OU is an expert on racism and race relations. He specializes in the history of lynching and the antilynching movement in America, and joins us for a two part conversation on the history and impact of lynching in Oklahoma.

    Dr. Karlos Hill's book — "Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory" (https://bit.ly/2SWZZPq)

    • 44 min
    Dr. Bob Blackburn | Race & Oklahoma History Part 4 | Two Cities, Two Stories: OKC & Tulsa Race Relations at a Critical Time

    Dr. Bob Blackburn | Race & Oklahoma History Part 4 | Two Cities, Two Stories: OKC & Tulsa Race Relations at a Critical Time

    In this final episode of our special four part series entitled “Race & Oklahoma History”, Dr. Bob Blackburn, Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, joins Wayland to have a conversation primarily about the Tulsa Race Massacre. They examine the differing cultures of OKC & Tulsa in 1921, breakdown the events that led to the massacre, and talk about properly sharing history as we approach the 2021 centennial of the massacre.

    The Oklahoma History Center https://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/

    Learn more about United Voice Oklahoma at: http://unitedvoiceok.org/

    • 50 min
    Dr. Bob Blackburn | Race & Oklahoma History Part 3: Strong Women - Two Stories of Tearing Down the Walls of Segregation

    Dr. Bob Blackburn | Race & Oklahoma History Part 3: Strong Women - Two Stories of Tearing Down the Walls of Segregation

    In this third episode of our special four part series entitled “Race & Oklahoma History”, Dr. Bob Blackburn, Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, joins Wayland & Cece to share the stories of two Oklahoma women who are US Civil Rights pioneers. First they talk about the legacy of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, who broke down the walls of segregation at the University of Oklahoma. They then discuss the story of Clara Luper and the sit-in movement she led with young people right here in our community. Come join us for United Voice history class, you need to know the stories of these strong women!

    The Oklahoma Historical Society : Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher: https://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=FI009

    The Oklahoma Historical Society : Clara Luper: https://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=LU005\

    Clara Luper Civil Rights Center of OKC - Facebook:

    https://www.facebook.com/okcclcrc/

    The Oklahoma History Center https://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/

    Learn more about United Voice Oklahoma at: http://unitedvoiceok.org/

    • 50 min
    Dr. Bob Blackburn | Race & Oklahoma History Part 2: B.C. Franklin & the Merging of Two African American Communities

    Dr. Bob Blackburn | Race & Oklahoma History Part 2: B.C. Franklin & the Merging of Two African American Communities

    Dr. Bob Blackburn, Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, joins Wayland & Cece for a special four parts series entitled “Race & Oklahoma History”. In this second episode, he shares a story titled “Crossroads of the Frontier: B.C. Franklin and the Merging of Two African American Communities." This story follows the journey of a pioneering African-American family’s journey through the tumultuous early days of Oklahoma. There’s so much in this episode, from all-black towns, perseverance after the Tulsa Race Massacre, and a historical family legacy that produced one of our nation’s most revered texts on the history of African-Americans.

    If you want to dive deeper, here are some of the resources Dr. Blackburn mentions in this episode :

    From Slavery to Freedom - by John Hope Franklin : https://www.amazon.com/Slavery-Freedom-History-African-Americans/dp/0072963786

    John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation (Tulsa): https://www.jhfcenter.org/

    The Oklahoma Historical Society: https://www.okhistory.org/

    The Oklahoma History Center https://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/

    Learn more about United Voice Oklahoma at https://www.unitedvoiceok.org

    • 42 min

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