America remembers one of the darkest moments in its history – the Tulsa race massacre.
A White mob went on a rampage in an African American community called Black Wall Street. Hundreds of Blacks were killed, and more than 10-thousand people were left homeless. Some of the victims sought refuge in a local church.
- Hilary Shelton is the Director of the NAACP Washington bureau and Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy.
- Jason Nichols is a senior lecturer of African American Studies at the University of Maryland.
- Anneliese Bruner is the grand-daughter of Tulsa Massacre survivor
- Julianne Malveaux is a labor economist, author and commentator
Opinion: Survivors of the Tulsa massacre deserve a day in court, not just symbolic justice https://t.co/R3RkwLXcZb
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 3, 2021
Joe Biden is the first sitting president in 100 years to visit the site of the Tulsa massacre https://t.co/D3rr7CYRKZ
— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) June 1, 2021
A century after a white mob destroyed a vibrant Black community in Tulsa and shot people in the streets, President Biden told survivors their story “will be known in full view.” It was the first time a president visited the area to address the massacre. https://t.co/Q9m1yO7jwD
— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 2, 2021