Episode 13: Tulsa Black Wall Street Massacre of 1921

Breakfast with Mom

Aug 25 2023 • 36 mins

Hello and welcome back to “Breakfast with Mom”.

Today we want to tell you a story about a very dark time in our history.  The Tulsa Race Massacre, also known as the Tulsa Race Riot or the Black Wall Street Massacre, was a two-day-long white supremacist terrorist massacre that took place between May 31 and June 1, 1921.  You can find all our resources in the show notes.  Cheers!


Resources/ All The Things:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_massacre

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/05/24/us/tulsa-race-massacre.html (an interactive site that lets you travel the streets, a must see)

https://www.tulsahistory.org/exhibit/1921-tulsa-race-massacre/#flexible-content

https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/14/business/gallery/black-wall-street-entrepreneurs/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwood_District,_Tulsa

Say What??: https://www.npr.org/2023/07/05/1186003765/roller-coaster-upside-down-wisconsin-fireball


Credits:

Music: "A Sip of Coffee to Relieve Stress" by Katzen Tupas

Logo Artwork: Strawbeary Studios https://www.youtube.com/@StrawbearyStudios/featured

Episode was researched, written and edited by Shanoa

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