TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy-award successful singer and songwriter John Legend will headline a nationally televised ceremony in remembrance of the a centesimal anniversary of the Tulsa Race Bloodbath, an occasion official stated Friday.
“After we sat again and requested ourselves who may actually elevate this, who may take it to the subsequent stage, John Legend was clearly an amazing match,” 1921 Tulsa Race Bloodbath Centennial Fee director Phil Armstrong advised the Tulsa World.
Legend will headline the Bear in mind & Rise occasion on Could 31 at ONEOK Discipline.
The fee was created to coach individuals concerning the assault by a white mob that killed an estimated 300 individuals, a lot of the Black.
Legend is scheduled to talk and carry out in the course of the occasion that Armstrong stated will embrace different, but to be introduced audio system and performers.
Legend is a 12-time Grammy winner and has additionally gained Emmy, Oscar and Tony awards.
Attendance on the ceremony will probably be restricted to six,000 and COVID precautions that embrace a masking requirement and and a temperature screening will probably be in place.
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