The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

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The Tulsa race massacre or the Black Wall Street Massacre took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921. Mobs of white resident attacked black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Many people call it the single worst incident of racial violence in American history. The attack destroyed more than 35 square blocks of the district.

More than 800 people were admitted to hospitals and as many as 6,000 black residents were interned at large facilities.

In this documentary, Emory Associate Professor of African American studies, Carol Anderson, discusses some of the lesser known instances of racial prejudice.

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