Poetry and Jazz Meet in a Vision of Tulsa’s Past and Future

Poetry and Jazz Meet in a Vision of Tulsa’s Past and Future
When a group of hip-hop artists from Tulsa, Oklahoma, began work on the collaborative project Fire in Little Africa last year, they had a dual purpose: The album is meant both to etch their hometown’s history into an artistic monument, honoring the 100th anniversary of one of America’s worst acts of racist violence, and to promote a thriving local arts scene that is happening right now in the present day. “The whole point of making this album is because we need representation from people from here, people who live here,
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