The Tulsa race massacre of 1921 NEVER FORGET The hard truth – The Tulsa Race riot- Never forget! Last week marked the 90th anniversary of a tragic and heinous moment in U.S. history: the Tulsa Race Riot or Massacre. On May 31 of that year (1921) 11,000 Black residents of the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, were bombed while preparing to celebrate Memorial Day. What makes the Tulsa Riot so heinous is that the community known as “Black Wall Street” or “Little Afrika” had done exactly what whites had been saying they wanted Black people to do for decades…keep to...
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