Anatomy of an Untruth: The Controversy over 'Picnic' and the True Cause of Lynching
Investigates the factualness of the research by Dularon Entertainment president Ron Wallace on the African American lynching in Oklahoma. Investigation of the Tulsa race riot; Alleged origin of the word Picnic; Evidence that challenges the assertion that most lynchings were spontaneous occurrences; Responsibility of historians to make the story of the past more relevant.
Black History Bulletin
Williams, Yohuru, "Anatomy of an Untruth: The Controversy over 'Picnic' and the True Cause of Lynching" (2002). History Faculty Publications. 66.
Williams, Yohuru. “Anatomy of an Untruth: The Controversy over 'Picnic' and the True Cause of Lynching.” Black History Bulletin. July–December 2002. Vol. 65 No. 3-4.; 9-16.