The Heat: Tulsa Race Massacre

World Today

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.

To discuss:

  • 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

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