The Tulsa Race Riot and Black Wall Street

"Black Wall Street" was a nickname for Greenwood, a vibrant suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was destroyed in a race riot in 1921. And while Greenwood's destruction was definitely the product of racial tensions, the event was much more one-sided.

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, civil rights, American history, not just in the south, black history, U.S. history, race riots, bombings, mass anti-black violence