Episode 17

Published on:

17th Jun 2021

Anneliese Bruner, White Primacy, and Telling the Whole Story

Chris and Jesse are joined by Anneliese Bruner. Anneliese is the great granddaughter of Mary E. Jones Parrish, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Bruner’s great grandmother wrote an account of what she and others experienced during this devastating time in Tulsa, and her writings have been passed down through generations, and into Bruner’s hands. In our conversation, Bruner discussed her level of shock when she was given the book by her father, and she discusses her first experience in Tulsa during the centennial commemoration of Tulsa Race Massacre. We also discuss the importance of primary document historical research, and how the severity of the massacre has been white washed over the years. 

The Nation Must Awake: My Witness to the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 by Mary E. Jones Parrish is available at https://bookshop.org/books/the-nation-must-awake-my-witness-to-the-tulsa-race-massacre-of-1921/9781595349439 or locally at Fulton Street Books or Magic City Books.

We also want to recognize Tallgrass Estate Planning LLP, as they are the newest corporate partners with Rant9 Productions. We look forward to continuing our podcast network with their support, and we appreciate their efforts in creating a unique and necessary community service in estate planning today. Learn more about Tallgrass Estate Planning LLP, check out www.tallgrassestateplanning.com or check out their Facebook, www.facebook.com/tallgrassestateplanning.

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Learning and Talking to the Change Agents of Tulsa and Oklahoma
Jesse Ulrich and Chris Miller, two lifelong friends who have a passion to make their home city and state stronger, tackle the issues, articulate the frustrations, investigate the whys, and cheer the triumphs of the many hard-working individuals and their dynamic organizations who are working to make Tulsa, Oklahoma and the world a more vibrant and inclusive place.

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