The United Black Wall Street of America and African American Women in Cinema commemorate Black Wall

 
TULSA, Okla. - May 28, 2021 - PRLog -- The United Black Wall Street of America, Inc. and African American Women in Cinema Organization commemorate Black Wall Street by hosting The Roles of Blacks in the West. This film screening takes place May 29, 2021 at the Black Wall Street Gallery in Tulsa, OK. The screening will highlight the tragic massacre that occurred in 1921 by featuring an all-day screening of historical films depicting the roles of Blacks in the West, as well as a, keynote panel discussion hosted by prominent industry professionals. Terra Renee, President of African American Women in Cinema states AAWIC is so pleased to be a part of this Historical Centennial program Honoring the Legacy of those who lives were lost during the terrible tragedy in 1921, in Tulsa, Ok.

The panel will be moderated by Tam Lawrence CEO of Exposure TV. Panelists will include actor Brett Gaskins, JJ Goldberg filmmaker of Stone Mountain, and Carolyn Ross, Professor of Communication Broadcast Journalism at Langston University.

The featured films will allow viewers to get a glimpse of the lives impacted by the Black Wall Street Massacre. Films will include Stone Mountain, a film that explores the life of a prominent Black doctor and his wife, Mabel Stone who must decide if they are going to defend their home or run with nothing but their lives on the eve of the worst race riot in US history. The film festival will also feature a film entitled The Black Wall Street which details how victims were massacred during this horrific time. The Leila Davis Story will also be shown so viewers can take an in depth look at the nation's first African American Woman Mayor a descendent of the Black Wall Street massacre.

In addition, the Historical program will host a special Award segment highlighting distinguished honorees including Dr. Jana B. Woodhouse, Wall Street Pioneer and Ms. Laurel Stradford, whose Legacy is rooted in Black Wall Street amongst others

As United Black Wall Streets of America, Inc., our goal is to "Add Value" to the work, endeavors, energy, and desires of each affiliate and offer mutual support via a variety of means and methods so that each is capable of building, sustaining, and improving their business, professional service, or commercial trade.

African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) organization has served as a continuous support for the vibrant work of women filmmakers for the twenty-three years. AAWIC has provide a platform to showcase aligning experienced and novice filmmakers, directors, producers, screenwriters and/or actors. Our mission is to expand, explore and create business opportunities for minority women filmmakers throughout the entertainment industry. It is the goal of AAWIC to give artistic women a path to fulfilling their dreams through showcasing their talents, exposure to peers' interaction, and mentoring by established professionals.

The United Black Wall Street of America, Inc. and African American Women In Cinema would graciously like to thank the sponsors of this event, Bromont Program and World Financial Group Insurance Agency, LLC and Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

To learn more about The Roles of Blacks in the West, please visit http://www.aawicbws.com/

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