Massacre

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A century after the Tulsa Race Massacre, the community is still trying to heal. ...
The massacre, which began on May 31, 1921 and continued the following day, was trigged by the arrest of a black shoeshiner for the alleged assault of a 17-year-old white female elevator operator. ...
One century ago today, a white mob attacked "Black Wall Street" in one of the worst acts of racial violence in American history. Democratic Oklahoma State Senator and Chair of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, Kevin Matthews, joined Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the anniversary and how the country is remembering the victims 100 years later. ...
New York Times columnist Mary Gay said Tuesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that white Americans are particularly "good at forgetting history." | Clips ...

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