At least 10 bodies have been found in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery where investigators are searching for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a state official said Wednesday.
TEN bodies are found in unmarked mass grave in search for remains the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Experts at the University of Oklahoma believe they have found a possible mass grave site from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre at a city cemetery, although they are unsure how many bodies are underneath.
A 105-year-old woman is leading a lawsuit for reparations for the 1921 Tulsa race massacre – 1 of 2 known survivors still alive. White mobs killed 300 Black people and burned 35 blocks of a Black neighborhood. The lawsuit accuses the city and police of supporting the massacre.
Nearly 100 years ago, a white mob burned the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa Oklahoma to the ground. 99 years later, pervasive racial inequality and discrimination still exists. Read about the 1921 Tulsa race massacre and its legacy.
The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre left nearly 300 black people dead. Thousands were forced to flee. Some bodies were never found. While many schools and papers mostly ignored it, this black-owned newspaper has kept up the fight to remind Tulsa of its history.