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'Embrace the history': As Tulsa reckoned with 1921 race massacre, Golden Hurricane moved city forward
Tuesday, February 23 2021
Forty-one years ago, Nolan Richardson went to the barbershop for haircuts and history lessons. He had just arrived at the University of Tulsa as an up-and-coming coach fresh off winning a junior college national title. He led the Golden Hurricane to the NIT championship in his first season, then won two conference titles and made three NCAA Tournament appearances. His success led to Tulsa hiring four more Black head coaches over the next four decades. More.