5 Facts About the Tulsa Race Massacre

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Discussion posted by: David McNamara

During an 18-hour period between May 31 and June 1, 1921, Tulsa, Oklahoma, became the setting of one of the most devastating racial massacres to happen on U.S. soil. The Tulsa Race Massacre killed dozens, if not hundreds, of people, and left a permanent scar on one the most vibrant Black communities in America. Despite the impact of the event, it’s still omitted from textbooks today. Here are some facts you should know about the Tulsa Race Massacre.