The Tulsa Race Massacre
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The Tulsa Race Massacre

The Tulsa massacre. It has been ninety-nine years since the Tulsa massacre. Will Tulsa do something about its centennial in 2021? There are no words to describe the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. You know what started this one? Jealousy. White people didn’t think black folks deserved to be as wealthy – and certainly not wealthier…

Mary Turner – Black, Innocent, Pregnant, Burned, and Shot
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Mary Turner – Black, Innocent, Pregnant, Burned, and Shot

Lynching rampage. It was May, 1918. The lynching rampage in Brooks County, Georgia, started after a white plantation owner was shot and killed by a black worker. Hampton Smith, known for abusing and beating his workers, had a history of violence with his workers and used the debt peonage system [outlawed by Congress in 1867]….

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