Winner of Honorable Mention in the 2009 Organization of Black Screenwriters Original Script Contest. Story Hank Gilliam is a white Tulsa news writer in his 40’s working for a local paper during the 1970’s. Tulsa, Oklahoma – and the country at large – is in the midst of major social change and Hank undergoes a mid-life crisis as he struggles to determine his new place in the world.
Read the prequel to the popular play “Finding Greenwood.” A poor teenage boy falls in love with a girl from a prominent family in the wealthy Greenwood District (later known as the Black Wall Street) shortly before an incident ignites the largest race riot in US history. In an instant, they are forced to either fight or escape. Will they make it out?
On May 31, 1921, the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma was one of a number of prosperous districts in the country that would be destroyed as a result of racial conflict.