100 years on - Tulsa's Greenwood neighborhood
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A century ago in Tulsa, Oklahoma an angry white mob attacked a prosperous African American neighborhood officially known as Greenwood, but often called Black Wall Street. The neighborhood was destroyed. Up to 300 people were killed. But until recently the massacre was rarely discussed. A man they call “The Mayor of Greenwood” set out to change that.
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The 1921 Tulsa race massacre in pictures
See the destructive aftermath of the 1921 massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma. An angry white mob burned the Greenwood district (known as Black Wall Street) down, killing over 300 people. U.S. President Biden will travel to Oklahoma Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the massacre.