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Banking While Black: Economic Violence Beyond the Black Wall Street Massacre

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. April 20, 2021

Responding to the history of the Tulsa Race Massacre, which occurred 100 years ago, this lecture will address the destruction of the three Black Wall Street communities — Richmond, Virginia, Durham, North Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma — and look at the processes of displacement and gentrification, the disappearance of thriving black cities such as Washington, D.C., and other formerly-thriving Black neighborhoods, and systemic policies that continue to be part of the fabric of the entire country. Presented by Paul Rucker, curator for creative collaboration for VCUarts.

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Location

VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, 601 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220

Contact

Kim Catley
artssocial@vcu.edu
(804) 828-2787