Tulsa, Oklahoma is renowned as "the oil capitol of the world" - once home to the most prosperous black community in the United States known as "Black Wall Street." In 1921, after members of...
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This is a Documentary of the infamous Tulsa Massacre of 1921, locally called "The Tulsa Race Riot." Most of the Black section of town was burned and many Black citizens were murdered by ... See full synopsis »
The Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, became one of the wealthiest African American communities in the United States in the early 20th century, driven by the oil boom. It came to ... See full summary »
Black Wall Street Era is a TV series that tells the story about a community in Greenwood, Tulsa during the early 20th century that maintained their successful African-American businesses until the Tulsa, OKC riot.
Ronald Gray discusses when, how, and why he became an author. What motivated him and what continues to motivate him to write. Watch the video to hear the detail answers to these questions and so much more.
Tulsa, Oklahoma is renowned as "the oil capitol of the world" - once home to the most prosperous black community in the United States known as "Black Wall Street." In 1921, after members of the KKK had effectively taken control of the city, Black Wall Street was destroyed in a massacre known as "The Tulsa Race Riot." Black Wall Street, formerly known as the Greenwood District was then renamed the Brady District for Tulsa's Ku Klux Klan-affiliated Mayor. Ever since, the area has known extensive, community-wide victimization by racist members of the Tulsa law enforcement community. In April 2015, a Reserve Deputy killed Eric Harris, an unarmed suspect, as he ran from members of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. The subsequent investigation led to the arrest and conviction of the deputy, a grand jury investigation and the conviction of the Tulsa County Sheriff, Stanley Glanz for his responsibility in deaths, rapes of minors, civil rights abuses and other offenses carried out by senior ...Written by
On April 2, 2015, Eric Harris was shot down by an untrained deputy from the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. State of Fear is the story the news media forgot to tell you about a coalition of black and white residents who overcame their fear to raise their voices together in a united cry for justice- challenging the powerful Tulsa County Sheriff and the group of sadistic killer deputies that protected him.