"Survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre appeared at a hearing marking the centennial of the 1921 attack in which a white mob attacked residents, homes, and businesses in a predominantly Black Tulsa, Oklahoma, neighborhood. "
"The documents in this collection describe one of the darkest episodes in American history. The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 constituted two days of violence that left an unconfirmed number of dead citizens and destroyed 35 square blocks of the prosperous Greenwood neighborhood. The Tulsa Race Massacre has also been known as the “Tulsa Race Riot” and the “Greenwood Massacre.”
Includes items such as Commission Report, related books and articles and the stories of the survivors of the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.
The TRC "is sponsored by the Center for Racial Justice, Inc. a 501c3 organization"
"In an article in the magazine Survey, Amy Comstock, personal secretary to the editor of the Tulsa Tribune, attempted to deflect attention from Tulsa’s white citizenry by fixing blame for the 1921 riot on an ostensibly impoverished and licentious black community. Comstock argued that the responsibility for improving conditions, and for enforcing law and order, in this bustling community rested with white officials. "
"Walter White, an official of the NAACP, traveled to Tulsa in disguise to survey the damage caused by the 1921 race riot. His report, one of many articles on the riot, was published in the Nation in the summer of 1921. "
Book Sources: Tulsa Race Massacre (1921)
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