100 years later, the story of Greenwood is finally being told. OWN has released the official trailer for the inspiring new series, “Building Black Wall Street.”
In the 6-part docuseries, Morris Chestnut along with an A-Team of designers, builders, and experts work with families, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from the Tulsa, Oklahoma community – to learn about their history and their goals for restoring their town.
OWN Spotlight is sharing their stories as they work together to build a new legacy.
Rebuilding Black Wall Street Highlights
“The Family House” follows Tulsa massacre descendant Rachel Walker as she preserves the home passed down to her through generations with help from the nonprofit 1256 Movement.
“The Transition Home” follows Tulsa’s complex history as it lays the groundwork for massacre descendant D’Marria Monday to build a haven for recently incarcerated women reintegrating back into society.
“The Farm” follows Rodney and Sheila Clark’s family farm as it gets a major upgrade from guest expert Ron Finley, while Jon Pierre and Mary put their farming skills to work as they help the Clark family on their mission to change the food desert of North Tulsa.
“The Mansion” follows special guest Ananda Lewis as she helps Jon Pierre and Mary upgrade the historic Skyline Mansion, which serves as a studio for local rap group Fire in Little Africa.
“The Restaurant” follows Former NBA star Kevin Johnson as he opens Fixins Soul Kitchen in Tulsa, and three survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre attend.
Watch the official trailer for “Rebuilding Black Wall Street” below.
“Rebuilding Black Wall Street” premieres Friday, September 29, at 9/8C only on OWN.
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