THE CLARA LUPER LEGACY
CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST
2012.201.B0366B.0546 Oklahoma Publishing Company Collection, Oklahoma Historical Society, July 4, 1964.
The 62nd Anniversary of the Sit-In Movement - Dedication Video
Moderator: Joyce Jackson - Editor/Publisher of SHADES magazine
• Tribute in Music: Jahruba and the Jahmystics - "Clara Luper"
• Invocation: Reverend John A. Reed, Jr.
• Opening Selection: Kirk Franklin and choir - "Lift Every Voice and Sing"*
• Welcome and Occasion: Marilyn Luper Hildreth, Clara Luper Legacy Committee
• Greetings: David Holt, Mayor of Oklahoma City
• Honoring the Movement: Rep. Kendra Horn, 5th District
• Spoken word poetry: Tinasha LaRayé - "13 Cokes and a Side of Freedom"
• Clara Luper Legacy Exhibit Tour: Chyna McMoore, Theoni Williams, and Nala Tippett
• Tribute to Clara Luper: Dr. Bob Blackburn, Executive Director OHS
• Saxophone Selection: AnnEtta Booze - "Amazing Grace"
• Recognition of Original 13, Commandoes, and all Sit-Inners: Larry Jeffries
• Solo: Cornelius Anderson - "His Eye is on the Sparrow"
• Keynote Speaker: Rev. Amos Brown, Pastor of Third Baptist Church, San Francisco, California and Chairman of Religious Affairs of NAACP
• The Future: Amaya Harris, BLM/YLO
Jabee Williams, Clara Luper Legacy Committee
• Closing Remarks: Marilyn Luper Hildreth, Clara Luper Legacy Committee
• Closing Song: Morehouse College - "We Shall Overcome"*
• Closing Prayer: Minister Gwenda Roberts
Thanks to the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Tower Theatre.
A BRIEF HISTORY
The story of Oklahoma City's leading civil rights activist
2012.2012.B1439.0757 Oklahoma Publishing Company Collection, Oklahoma Historical Society
The Clara Luper Legacy Committee works to support the sit-in and civil rights movement, Oklahoma, and the nation.
We are here to educate and
to keep the story of educator and activist, Clara Luper, alive.