Tulsa to Move Forward in Search for Mass Graves From 1921 Black Wall Street Massacre

Nicole Rojas
Feb 5, 2020 - 10:04

City officials in Tulsa, Oklahoma announced they are moving forward with plans to dig for mass graves that may have been used to dispose of victims of the city’s Black Wall Street Massacre. Over the course of two days in 1921 mobs of angry white residents set businesses and homes in Greenwood ablaze, the city’s thriving Black neighborhood, also known as Black Wall Street.  During the city’s Mass Graves Investigation Public Oversight Committee meeting on February 3, city officials announced that archaeologists will conduct a test excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery in April, ABC News

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