Feb 02, 2022
Black Wall Street (Zoom Program)
ROTD: Andrew Z; Ask Q: Denny C; Greeter: Bryce H; Zoom Greeter: Oksana

Dr. Duchess Harris  Owner:  Equity & Inclusion Committee

The Tulsa race massacre took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921, when mobs of white residents, some of whom had been deputized and given weapons by cith officials, attached black residents and destroyed homes and businesses in Tulsa, OK, known as the Tulsa pogrom, the Tulsa race riot or the Black Wall Street massacre.  The event is considered one of the single worst incidents of racil violence in American history.  The attackers burned and destroyed more than 35 square blocks of the neighborhood, at a time one of the welathiest black communities in the US, known as "Black Wall Street.