Episode 1: Deborah J. Hunter - Nothing Stays Buried Forever

Episode 1: Deborah J. Hunter - Nothing Stays Buried Forever

Dear Oklahoma

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In this episode, poet and actor Deborah J. Hunter reads two poems based on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre that she wrote and performed in Tara Brooke Watkins’ play, “Tulsa 21: Black Wall Street.” Lindsey and Emily talk to Deborah about the use of the word “massacre” versus “riot” and discuss what it means to confront this violent, painful, and hidden moment of Oklahoma’s history through poetry.
In this episode, poet and actor Deborah J. Hunter reads two poems based on the 1921 Tulsa ...Read More