The Tulsa Race Massacre

Editor’s Note: Yes, yes, I know. Teddy Roosevelt not Teddy Kennedy. Thanks to my sister for being the first to point it out. LOL. On May 31 and June1, 1921, white citizens of Tulsa, OK began the systematic destruction of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, OK. The precipitating event was a sexual assault on a 17 year old white girl and the deaths of ten white men.

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