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“There is a hope:” Families of Charleston shooting victims envision the country’s future six years after massacre

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Six years ago, a White gunman opened fire in the basement of a predominantly Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine of its congregants and shaking the nation. Today, the church is still operating, providing a symbol of......

Commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Saturday marks five years since the Pulse nightclub shooting, one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. In 2016, a gunman opened fire......

Biden to sign bill designating Pulse nightclub, site of 2016 massacre, a national memorial

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In the coming days, President Joe Biden will sign legislation that will designate Pulse nightclub — the site of one of the country’s deadliest mass shootings in history — as a national memorial, according to a White House statement......

Decades After the Tulsa Race Massacre, Urban ‘Renewal’ Sparked Black Wall Street’s Second Destruction

Smithsonian
The Tulsa Daily World’s June 2, 1921, morning edition headline read: “Dead Estimated at 100: City is Quiet. $2000 to Start Fund for Relief. Negros Gladly Accept Guards. 5,000 Negro Refugees Guarded in Camp at County Fairgrounds.” Fewer than 24 hours after Ku Klux Klan leaders—along with the Tulsa Police......

Biden Promises Tulsa Massacre Survivors Their Story Will Be ‘Known in Full View’

New York Times
Missing from the rollout, though, was a plan to cancel student debt — which disproportionately affects Black students — or to address the issue of reparations, federal repayments that relatives of Tulsa victims say could restore what was erased. White House officials have said that the president supports a study......

Special Report: Biden marks 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Special Report: Biden marks 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the deadliest in U.S. history, when a White mob in......

Watch Live: Biden delivers remarks honoring victims of Tulsa Race Massacre

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Biden on Tuesday is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, becoming the first president to travel to Tulsa to honor the victims of the two-day rampage by a White mob. “For much too......

Tulsa Race Massacre: President Biden commemorates 100-year anniversary

BBC
“We honour the legacy of the Greenwood community and of Black Wall Street by reaffirming our commitment to advance racial justice through the whole of our government, and working to root out systemic racism from our laws, our policies, and our hearts,” read a statement from the Biden White House.......

Biden will meet with survivors 100 years after Tulsa massacre.

New York Times
President Biden will meet privately on Tuesday with surviving members of the 1921 massacre in Greenwood, the African-American community in Tulsa, Okla., that was destroyed by a white mob 100 years ago, helping to shine a spotlight on one of the worst outbreaks of racist violence in American history as......

Biden to announce new steps to help communities of color while honoring Tulsa Race Massacre

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden to announce new steps to help communities of color while honoring Tulsa Race Massacre – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden is expected to announce several policies Tuesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma that his administration says will help......

Services held to commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre on 100th anniversary

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Services were held Monday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to remember one of the most shameful and deadly racist massacres in this nation’s history. While it began 100 years ago on May 31, for many, it’s still not over. A century......

Services held to commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre on 100th anniversary

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Services were held Monday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to remember one of the most shameful and deadly racist massacres in this nation’s history. While it began 00 years ago on May 31, for many, it’s still not over. A century......

Biden proclaims day of remembrance on 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Biden proclaimed Monday to be “Day of Remembrance: 100 Years After The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre” and called on Americans to “reflect on the deep roots of racial terror in our Nation and recommit to the work of rooting......

Read: President Biden’s proclamation to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here One hundred years ago, a violent white supremacist mob raided, firebombed, and destroyed approximately 35 square blocks of the thriving Black neighborhood of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Families and children were murdered in cold blood. Homes, businesses, and churches......

Students create website for Black Wall Street destroyed by White mob during Tulsa Massacre

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hundreds of Black people were killed or injured by a White mob during the 1921 Tulsa Massacre. An estimated 200 businesses that were part of Black Wall Street were also destroyed during the two-day rampage. Now, 100 years later,......

Survivors remember Tulsa race massacre 100 years later as Biden marks anniversary

Reuters
Hughes Van Ellis, 100, Lessie Benningfield Randle, 106, also known as Mother Randle, and Viola Fletcher, 107, the oldest living survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre and older sister of Van Ellis, attend the Black Wall Street Legacy Festival 2021 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Polly Irungu Lessie......

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