Saturday, May 31, 2008

Burnt Fruit

Today is Saturday, 31 May 2008.

On this day in 1921, hundreds of white Tulsa, Oklahomans, jealous of the prosperity that Black Tulsans had built, by blood, sweat, and tears, for themselves, in the ghetto in Tulsa known as Little Black Wall Street, those white Tulsans conducted a pogrom, akin to those in the Czar’s Russia or Hitler’s Germany, and burned down the ghetto, and murdered more than 300 hundred Black Americans, and drove many others into exile.


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