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The Tulsa Massacre, 100 Years Later

In Tulsa, OK in 1921, the Greenwood area, called "Black Wall Street," was one of the most prosperous areas of Black Americans anywhere in the country. But white supremacists erased that legacy with violence that resulted in more than 300 dead and left the area in ruins. We should never forget.

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    Watchmen's Tulsa Opening Is a Chilling Reminder of a Horrifying Moment in American History

    Watchmen's Tulsa Opening Is a Chilling Reminder of a Horrifying Moment in American History

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    The 1921 Tulsa Massacre is considered our country's "worst incident of racial violence." HBO's Watchmen opens in 1921 during the Tulsa Race Massacre, a deeply disturbing real stain on American history, where, on May 31, 1921, a mob of white people attacked a black community.

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    The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

    Emory Associate Professor of African American Studies, Carol Anderson, discusses some of the lesser know instances of racial prejudice in a series of videos entitled - "THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE QUEST FOR CIVIL RIGHTS".

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