¡¡¡¡Hosted by survivors and descendants of the Tulsa Race Massacre and helmed by organizations based in the affected community, the Black Wall Street Legacy Festival seeks to elevate and amplify the hard work and voices of Black Tulsans over the last 100 years by offering opportunities to reflect, learn, and inspire through community-curated experiences.
¡¡¡¡National partners include Human Rights Watch, the Equal Justice Initiative, FWD.us, The Who We Are Project, and more. Please visit?blackwallstreetlegacyfest.com?for additional information.
¡¡¡¡StoryFile LLC was founded in 2017 in Los Angeles by Heather Smith, Sam Gustman, Stephen Smith, and Ceci Chan. StoryFile uses AI, AR, VR, and its proprietary innovative technology to create and inspire human connections across generations to connect the past, present, and future.
¡¡¡¡StoryFile developed the world¡¯s first conversational video interactive platform that gives the storyteller the opportunity to tell their narrative and experiences in their own words.
¡¡¡¡The spark of human connection that emanates from this technology is unprecedented, because never before has technology allowed for real time video interactions with pre-recorded interviews. StoryFile has achieved the previously thought-of impossible by taking 2D video and transforming it into a 3D experience for all stakeholders.
¡¡¡¡StoryFile¡¯s technology platform is transforming how we record and tell our stories for generations to come, ensuring the future can forever interact with and learn from the past. What fuels the company is the very thing that keeps humanity motivated ¨C creating connections that span lifetimes and geographies.
¡¡¡¡Today, the company has over 20 employees worldwide, supported by a Board of Directors and Advisory Board with experience across various industries spanning technology, genealogy, media, and entertainment. StoryFile continues to push to new frontiers with the development of its own IP, 3 patents, and volumetric capture technologies.
¡¡¡¡The Terence Crutcher Foundation seeks to engage the community, law enforcement, and policymakers in creating and sustaining an approach to prevent, identify and address issues of inequity pertaining to minority communities in Tulsa, Oklahoma and around the country.
¡¡¡¡The Terence Crutcher Foundation is committed to empowering, developing programs, and raising awareness regarding issues that impact at-risk, disenfranchised people of color with an emphasis on African-American males and youth.
¡¡¡¡The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, commonly known as Gilcrease Museum, has a collection of American art, archive, and anthropology collections as deep and broad as the American experience, including an unparalleled collection of Native American art?and material culture.
¡¡¡¡The Helmerich Center for American Research on the museum¡¯s campus houses a rare and important archival collection that Thomas Gilcrease amassed.
¡¡¡¡Through its?collection, Gilcrease Museum is dedicated to service through bringing art, history and people together to research, discover, enjoy and understand the diverse heritage of the Americas.
¡¡¡¡Additionally, the museum is embarking on an $83 million construction project as a result of the?2016 Vision Tulsa package.
¡¡¡¡This historic project will result in a dynamic new facility for themuseum, making it a premier destination and tourist attraction.
¡¡¡¡The museum is owned by the?City of Tulsa, which has partnered with The University of Tulsa to steward the museum.
¡¡¡¡To learn more and view the current exhibition schedule, please visit?gilcrease.org.
¡¡¡¡Photo credit: Tulsa doc image.