tulsa race massacre

Explaining the 1921 Tulsa Massacre, That Destroyed a Thriving Black Community

100 years ago, white mobs destroyed Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood district, also known as Black Wall Street. Thousands of Black Americans lost their homes and many others were injured. LX News hosts Jobeth Devera, Nik Z and Ashley Holt break down the history and speak with a New York Times journalist who digitally reconstructed part of Black Wall Street.