Untold Stories: The Black Surgeons of Tulsa

There are many stories from the Tulsa Massacre that have been lost throughout history. The Massacre itself is barely mentioned in public schools today. Fortunately for you, we went down to Tulsa, Oklahoma to uncover some of these stories.

Linda Barnett sits in and shares the story of her uncle Frank and his contributions to the Greenwood community post-Tulsa Massacre, the suppression of the Tulsa Massacre in schools, the apprenticeship programs he conducted for black surgeons when white hospitals rejected them, and unequal access to healthcare.

About the Host

Tanya Sam

Tech savvy businesswoman Tanya Sam is the Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, a technology startup hub and venture capital fund. Since 2016, TechSquare Labs has invested in over 30 companies and those companies have raised over $300 million dollars in venture capital and generated over $100 million dollars in revenue.

She is passionate about creating pathways to bring more women and minorities into business and technology.

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