Empowerment Confab Planned By Commission

TULSA—An Economic Empowerment Day Conference will be held by the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, which will feature speakers like the president of the National Urban League, a congresswoman and the head of an investment firm.

The conference will be held from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa.

Among the speakers will be:

  • Tosh Ernest, head of Wealth for Advancing Black Pathways, a JPMorgan Chase Bank initiative, will be a panelist on a discussion, entitled “The Way Forward: Innovations in Partnerships.”
  • Racquel Oden,  head of national sales for Chase consumer banking, will open the conference with “a fireside chat” with John Rogers Jr.  of Ariel Investments.
  • Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. president of Black Enterprise magazine, will be the moderator.
  • Hill Harper (event co-host), president of Black Wall Street.
  •  U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty (Dem., Ohio).
  • Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League.

Virtual ticket holders will have access to the entire event through August.

One may register online at  www.Tulsa2021.org/eed.

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