Four Deadly Massacres in Black History You Were Likely Never Taught in School

Nicole Rojas
Feb 25, 2020 - 12:57

You probably learned about Nat Turner’s slave rebellion of 1831 in school, or the riots that engulfed Los Angeles following the acquittal of four officers accused of beating Rodney King in 199s, but have you heard of the massacre of Blacks in Memphis just after the Civil War? Or what about Black Wall Street Massacre in Tulsa back in 1921? The North Star took a look at four deadly racist slaughters in Black History that everyone should know about, putting back in what the school books left out. 

Memphis Massacre of 1866

Memphis, Tennessee is no stranger to racist violence. In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was brutally...

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