The Tulsa Race Massacre and the Need to Remember the Past

With interest in and coverage of the Tulsa Race Massacre peaking right in time for its 100th anniversary, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what stands out about the incident, the types of factors that something like it to happen, and the why it received such little attention for so long (01:22).  The guys also look at both parallels and points of distinction in our contemporary social climate (36:11).

Tulsa Race Massacre – The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (Oklahoma Historical Society)

(PDF) Tulsa Race Riot – A Report by the Oklahoma Com mission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (Oklahoma Historical Society)

Why it took 100 years for America to learn about the Tulsa massacre (Vox)

Tom Hanks: You Should Learn the Truth About the Tulsa Race Massacre (NY Times)

3 Documentaries You Should Watch About The Tulsa Race Massacre (NPR)

Whitewashed: The racial cleansing of Forsyth County (11alive)

Republican leaders say they want to focus on the future, but Trump is far from done with the past (WaPo)

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