Tag Archives: Tulsa Race Riot

Open Thread | Some Different Odds and Ends

No real theme to this post. Just things of interest. First, going back to Tulsa. The NYTimes did a great story with interactive graphics, that take you into Tulsa, and you find out, business after business, that was destroyed.   … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Past Isn’t Even The Past

Honor to this Elder, speaking her truth. “I am a survivor of the Tulsa race massacre. Two weeks ago, I celebrated my 107th birthday. Today, I’m visiting Washington, DC for the first time in my life. I’m here seeking justice, … Continue reading

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The Last Survivor of the Black Wall Street Oklahoma Disaster

Olivia Hooker. The Last Survivor of the Burning of Black Wall Street Black Wall Street, the name fittingly given to one of the most affluent all-Black communities in America, was bombed from the air and burned to the ground by … Continue reading

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