Tulsa's history is casting a larger light on the long-term effects of institutional racism, lost opportunities and the toll it all takes on the wealth of Black Americans. The wealth gap is believed to have widened during the pandemic and…
Biden spoke in Tulsa on Tuesday of the hundreds of Black people killed by a white mob a century ago. He said he had “come to fill the silence” about one of the nation's darkest — and long suppressed —…
By Jonathan Lemire, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
100 years ago Monday, a white mob descended on a Black neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, killing people and burning homes and businesses. The Tulsa massacre, as it came to be known, is being remembered in many ways — one of…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
In our news wrap Wednesday, the New York state attorney general's office opened a criminal probe into former President Trump's business. House Democrats moved to create an independent commission to investigate the Capitol assault on January 6. More pandemic restrictions…
By News Desk and Associated Press
In 1921, the “proud, rich, black” community in Tulsa suffered a brutal massacre — up to 300 black Tulsans were murdered by white residents, and a thriving neighborhood of that Oklahoma city burned to the ground.
By Sean Murphy, Associated Press
The group is seeking reparations for the destruction of the city's once thriving Black district that was burned to the ground by an angry white mob.
By Associated Press
A team of researchers and historians are resuming test excavations of potential unmarked mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Frank Carlson, Lena I. Jackson
The historic Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was known a century ago as “the Black Wall Street” for being among the most prosperous parts of the U.S. for Black Americans. But in 1921, a white mob murdered some 300 Black…
By Gretchen Frazee
Up to 300 black Tulsans were murdered by white residents, and a thriving neighborhood burned to the ground.
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