Remembering Greenwood

Remembering Greenwood

Monday, May 31, will mark 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre when white vigilantes descended upon Tulsa’s Greenwood District, destroying one of the most affluent and prosperous African American communities in the United States. At 107 years old, Viola...
Remembering the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

Remembering the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

Ninety-nine years ago, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on May 31st, 1921, a 19-year-old African American named Dick Rowland walked into an elevator operated by a 17-year-old white woman named Sarah Page. A few minutes later, Ms. Page screamed, and both she and Mr. Rowland ran out...