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You can find reports, presentations and meeting videos from these meetings online.

Convene Public Oversight Committee 
A Public Oversight Committee provides transparency, community accountability, and direction to the City of Tulsa during our investigation of possible graves from the 1921 Race Massacre.

Convene Historical Context Committee/Workgroup
Convene a Historical Context Committee to provide historical context to the investigation; ensure that the narrative of the individuals, families, and communities impacted by the Race Massacre are included and highlighted; and guide a public conversation on the enduring impact of the 1921 Race Massacre.

October 7-10: Ground Penetration Radar Scanning - Oaklawn Cemetery

October 14: Ground Penetration Radar Scanning - Oaklawn Cemetery

October 15-16: Ground Penetration Radar Scanning - Newblock Park

State of Oklahoma Archaeological Survey analyzes data from the scanning phase; results expected in December 2019 or January 2020.

Excavation: July 13-18, 2020

Excavation: October 19-23, 2020