Photo – Mar 2015

Greenwood, Oklahoma (Tulsa suburb) Race Riot of 1921.  The KKK burned down what was known as the first, and only, Black American Wall Street in November 1921. This affluent black business mecca had large investments in oil and gas, some of the best schools for their children, and an extremely educated community.

Sources: http://www.ebony.com/black-history/the-destruction-of-black-wall-street-405#axzz3U8fp0U9A, http://sfbayview.com/2011/02/what-happened-to-black-wall-street-on-june-1-1921/

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