tulsa race riots
"Men were going about killing Negroes as fast as they could find them," Sheriff Black told the New York Times. "These Negroes
This is a racial history lesson everyone should acquaint themselves with.
By Natalie Deuschle, Mother Nature Network On a sweltering summer evening, Brandon, a 21-year-old culinary arts student at
The term "race riot" does not adequately describe the events of May 31 - June 1, 1921 in Greenwood, a black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The historical record documents a sustained and murderous assault on black lives and property.
An angry mob of white men charged into her house while her mother was cooking breakfast. They robbed the house and tossed
Racial disparity has become a core thematic underpinning for the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, nearly 50 years after a Tulsa race riot that was part of the lynchings and race riots of the era.
The American record that touts the pioneering spirit of men like W. Tate Brady is slowly being rewritten to include the preemptive subjugation, bigotry and ultimately, retribution toward blacks during post-Reconstruction.
Despite the efforts of journalists over the years, Tulsans always managed to sweep the riot's history under the rug. For nearly eight decades, the riot remained Tulsa's closeted skeleton.