White mobs destroyed “Black Wall Street” in 1921. But where are the victims’ bodies? Help our reporting on hidden histories. Submit a story idea here: http://bit.ly/2RhjxMy 100 years ago, a white mob destroyed an American neighborhood called “Black Wall Street,” murdering an estimated 300 people in Tulsa, Oklahoma. That incident — known as the 1921… Continue reading The massacre of Tulsa's "Black Wall Street"
CNN’s Sara Sidner speaks with a survivor of the massacre at “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma, about the devastating chapter of American history. #CNN #News source
Tulsa, Oklahoma was a bright spot of hope in the middle of segregation. Through hard work, the Black community of Tulsa had created an area that prospered in a time when it was hard enough to just survive. It was so well known for its wealth, it was nicknamed Black Wall Street. And in just… Continue reading The Burning of Black Wall Street – Tulsa, OK – Extra History