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is a journalist and author based in Tulsa, Oklahoma who works to bring neglected black history to light. He was nominated for a National Magazine Award for his reporting in Time on the 1923 Rosewood Massacre.
His new book is titled Built From the Fire: The Epic Story of Tulsa’s Greenwood District, America’s Black Wall Street.
Victor’s book is a multi-generational saga of a family and a community in Tulsa’s Greenwood district, known as “Black Wall Street,” that in one century has survived the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, urban renewal, and gentrification.