Black Wall Street
A false claim sparked the massacreSource: (Tulsaworld)
Greenwood was looted and burned by white riotersSource: (Abagond)
Greenwood was destroyed from the airSource: (Tulsaworld)
I could see planes circling in mid-air. They grew in number and hummed, darted and dipped low. I could hear something like hail falling upon the top of my office building. Down East Archer, I saw the old Mid-Way hotel on fire, burning from its top, and then another and another and another building began to burn from their top.
Black people were placed in detention centersSource: (Tulsahistory)
I used to scream at night. It took me years to get over the shock of seeing people be so horrible to people who had done them no wrong.