Greenwood Rising:

The Legacy of Black Wall Street

Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Please help us welcome special guest Phil Armstrong, project director for the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission for an overview of Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District, the massacre of 1921 and the community’s resiliency efforts to rebuild. Armstrong will also introduce Greenwood Rising, a new state-of-the-art history center located at the heart of Greenwood.

You can learn more about the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission and upcoming events here.

For questions or more information, please contact Margot Lemaster at or 479-530-1021.

Please complete the form below to RSVP for this event which will be help virtually. Thank you to Walmart for sponsoring this event!

About Philip Keith Armstrong

Philip Keith Armstrong is a native of Ohio and has been in Tulsa for 20+ years. He holds a Bachelor’s in Mass Communications from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Akron. Phil has a varied background working in the corporate sector and as an entrepreneur in the restaurant business. In 2019 he was hired by the Tulsa Community Foundation as Project Director for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre  Centennial Commission. Phil has been actively engaged in the community by serving on several non-profit boards, most notably Barthelmes School for  Music, Community Service Council, Reading Partners of Tulsa, and the Greenwood Cultural Center.  

He is a Leadership Tulsa graduate and a member of the Rotary Club of  Tulsa. 

A talented singer, Phil enjoys singing for several events and organizations around Tulsa, most notably singing the National Anthem for the Tulsa  Regional Chamber Annual Meetings, Tulsa Drillers, and Tulsa Roughnecks home games.