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Register – The Future of Tulsa’s Past: The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre and Beyond
Meet John W. Franklin
John W. Franklin has specialized in the history and culture of Africa and its Diaspora for the past 50 years. He has lived in Senegal and worked and traveled extensively in Africa, the Caribbean, Brazil, Canada and Europe. Franklin’s focus has been on France, its role in the TransAtlantic Slave Trade, French Colonization, and the contemporary French-speaking world, from Louisiana to Mauritius. Fluent in French, he is a sought-after speaker in the US, the French-speaking world and beyond.
Mr. Franklin will introduce and moderate the evening Keynote Speakers, along with moderating some of the daytime sessions.