African-American Life http://kwgs.org en Meet Dr. Susan Reverby, Author of "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy" http://kwgs.org/post/meet-dr-susan-reverby-author-examining-tuskegee-infamous-syphilis-study-and-its-legacy <p>On Thursday and Friday of this week, the TU Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will mark its 25th anniversary with a symposium here on campus regarding the moral and ethical issues involved in human medical research. The event is entitled "Protecting Human Subjects from Harm: Traversing the Moral &amp; Legal Boundaries of Biomedical Research" and is described in detail at <a href="http://www.utulsa.edu/about-TU/news-events-publications/UniversityEvents/2014/April/pbk-2014-symposium.aspx">this link</a>. Our guest on ST is the scholar who'll give the keynote address at this event: Dr. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:45:57 +0000 Rich Fisher 57476 at http://kwgs.org Meet Dr. Susan Reverby, Author of "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy" Noted Tulsa-Based Author Clifton Taulbert Offers "The Invitation" http://kwgs.org/post/noted-tulsa-based-author-clifton-taulbert-offers-invitation <p>Today on StudioTulsa, we chat with the esteemed Tulsa-based author and longtime public-speaker and businessman Clifton Taulbert, whose many books include "Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored," "The Last Train North," and "Eight Habits of the Heart." Taulbert joins us to discuss his newest book, a memoir called "The Invitation," which is just out from New South Books. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:20:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 55926 at http://kwgs.org Noted Tulsa-Based Author Clifton Taulbert Offers "The Invitation" "Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory" http://kwgs.org/post/millikens-bend-civil-war-battle-history-and-memory <p>On this edition of ST, we welcome Linda Barnickel, a former Tulsa resident with master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and The Ohio State University who now works as an archivist, researcher, and writer in Nashville. She's also the author of "Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory" (LSU Press). In June of 1863, on the banks of the mighty Mississippi, at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, a Union force composed mainly of former slaves met their Confederate foes in one of the most vicious --- and most "hand-to-hand" --- small battles of the entire Civil War. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:50:42 +0000 Rich Fisher 44966 at http://kwgs.org "Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory" "A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War" http://kwgs.org/post/disease-public-mind-new-understanding-why-we-fought-civil-war <p>The issue of slavery was, of course, at the heart of the American Civil War --- but have you ever wondered why this country fought a four-year, deeply tragic war over the issue, while many other nations (during basically the same historical period) did away with slavery <em>without</em> going to war? We're pleased to welcome to our show the historian Thomas Fleming, who has written more than 50 books and often appears as a commentator on PBS, A&amp;E, and the History Channel. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 18:58:24 +0000 Rich Fisher 42097 at http://kwgs.org "A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War" Georgetown Law Prof. Peter Edelman Soon to Address the 2013 JHF Center for Reconciliation Symposium http://kwgs.org/post/georgetown-law-prof-peter-edelman-soon-address-2013-jhf-center-reconciliation-symposium <p>On this edition of ST, an engaging discussion about race- and economic-based differences in America today --- and about how we as a nation ought to address these differences. Our guest is Peter Edelman, an attorney, policy maker, author, and Georgetown University law professor. Tue, 28 May 2013 21:05:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 39879 at http://kwgs.org Georgetown Law Prof. Peter Edelman Soon to Address the 2013 JHF Center for Reconciliation Symposium "Apartheid in Indian Country? Seeing Red Over Black Disenfranchisement" http://kwgs.org/post/apartheid-indian-country-seeing-red-over-black-disenfranchisement <p>Over the past four decades, the efforts of the Cherokee Freedman to gain full tribal rights within the Cherokee Nation have, by turns, burned or simmered, so to speak; today, this issue is now being pushed back and forth in our federal court system. On this installment of ST, a review of such matters as we welcome back to our program Hannibal B. Johnson, a Tulsa-based author, attorney, and human-rights activist. Johnson tells us about his new book, "Apartheid in Indian Country? Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:55:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 35631 at http://kwgs.org "Apartheid in Indian Country? Seeing Red Over Black Disenfranchisement" "Into the Belly of the Beast: The Southern Arm of the Underground Railroad" http://kwgs.org/post/belly-beast-southern-arm-underground-railroad <p>Our guest on this installment of ST is Richard Blackett, the Andrew Jackson Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, who joins us by phone. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:10:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 34484 at http://kwgs.org "Into the Belly of the Beast: The Southern Arm of the Underground Railroad" The Best of ST in 2012: "Panther Baby" http://kwgs.org/post/best-st-2012-panther-baby <p>On this "best of" edition of our show, we're listening back to a discussion from earlier this year with the author and activist Jamal Joseph. Joseph's autobiography, "Panther Baby: A Life of Rebellion and Reinvention," is the focal point of our chat; it's an engrossing hybrid of coming-of-age candor, street-savvy wisdom, and recent socio-political history. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 20:22:41 +0000 Rich Fisher 31879 at http://kwgs.org The Best of ST in 2012: "Panther Baby" A Chat with Jacqueline Woodson, Winner of the Tulsa Library Trust's Anne V. Zarrow Award http://kwgs.org/post/chat-jacqueline-woodson-winner-tulsa-library-trusts-anne-v-zarrow-award <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with the Brooklyn-based children's and YA author, Jacqueline Woodson, who is the winner of the Tulsa Library Trust's 2012 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature. She's written more than 20 books thus far in her career --- many if not most of them concerning the modern African-American experience, especially from a young person's perspective --- and she's probably best known for "Miracle's Boys," her award-winning YA novel that filmmaker Spike Lee made into a mini-series in 2002. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:02:30 +0000 Rich Fisher 24855 at http://kwgs.org A Chat with Jacqueline Woodson, Winner of the Tulsa Library Trust's Anne V. Zarrow Award