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“Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live It’s been 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre, a two-day attack on Black Americans in the thriving business district of Greenwood. Hear from survivors, descendants of victims......

“Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live It’s been 100 years since the Tulsa race massacre, a two-day attack on Black Americans in the thriving business district of Greenwood. Hear from survivors, descendants of victims......

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......

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......

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......

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,......

100 years later, survivors of Tulsa Race Massacre reflect back

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 100 years later, survivors of Tulsa Race Massacre reflect back – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Monday marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most violent incidents in America. Survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre reflect back on......

Tulsa race massacre descendants recall past, talk about the future days before centennial

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Tulsa race massacre descendants recall past, talk about the future days before centennial – CBS News Watch CBSN Live One hundred years ago this Monday, the Tulsa, Oklahoma neighborhood of Greenwood went from a flourishing business district known as......

Tulsa Race Massacre remembrance main event suddenly canceled

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Next week’s headline event marking the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre was canceled suddenly Thursday, with organizers citing “unexpected circumstances with entertainers and speakers.” In a statement, the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission didn’t specify the......

Remembering Tulsa

Smithsonian
On May 31 and June 1, 1921, a white mob attacked Greenwood, Oklahoma, the most prosperous Black community in the nation. The rioters killed an estimated 300 Black residents and left an additional 10,000 unhoused. They also burned down at least 1,256 residences, churches, schools and businesses, destroying almost 40......

Reflections on the Artifacts Left Behind From the Tulsa Race Massacre

Smithsonian
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | May 24, 2021, 6 a.m. In this series of four vignettes, Paul Gardullo, a curator with the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), tells the stories behind objects in the Smithsonian collections from the Tulsa Race Massacre on its 100th anniversary. When NMAAHC was chartered......

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