Truth to Power: A.J. Smitherman, the Tulsa Star, and the Role of Black-Owned Media

Friday, November 13

FREE: Zoom (virtual, online event)
*RSVP required. Please RSVP by household, not by individual.

Join us as we kick off Philbrook’s year-long partnership with Tri-City Collective in a panel exploring the rich legacy of Black-owned media in the United States, and how writers, publishers, and artists today imagine media’s future.

This event is virtual and will be hosted over Zoom. Tickets are free, but pre-reserved tickets are required! Reserve your tickets with us in advance online or by phone: 918-748-5300. A link to join the event will be sent via email after registration.


If you are unfamiliar with joining Zoom meetings, please read this information from Zoom.


Philbrook staff is happy to do our best to assist you with setting up Zoom. Once you have reviewed instructions for joining, if you are still having trouble, please reach out to our staff by phone number during regular operating hours at: (918) 748-5300.

All sales are final. Tickets, Memberships, and Donations are nonrefundable. Select ticketed events will be exchangeable. View our full Refund & Ticketing Policy for more information.

For information on wheelchair access or other accessibility matters, please visit the Accessibility page.

Visit a member of Philbrook’s Guest Experience Team at the front desk or call us at (918) 748-5300 for questions or additional information.

Admission discounts are avialable to guests who qualify. Visit the Admissions & Discounts Page for a full list of applicable discounts.

Fri, Nov 13



Book Now