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Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer

In 1921, white mobs in Tulsa terrorized and burned down the Greenwood District, known as "Negro Wall Street." With the discovery of a mass grave, the city reckons with its painful past. In the early 20th century, racial violence erupted in dozens of cities across the United States. Hundreds were killed. Black communities fought back, rebuilt, and prospered in the face of extreme oppression and the evils of white supremacy.