Some people say that the stress of the "real world" is what stops the laughter from coming. When you grow up there are bills to pay. You've got to work a nine-to-five. You've got relationship troubles. But come on, people, you don't think a kid deals with stuff too?
The Burning will recreate the town of Greenwood at the height of its prosperity, explore the currents of hatred, racism, and mistrust between its black residents and neighboring Tulsa's white population, narrate events leading up to and including Greenwood's annihilation