PBS NewsHour

How a racist white mob ruined 'Black Wall Street'

Clip: 05/31/2021 | 4m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, calls for reparations and recognition marked the 100th anniversary of the race massacre in the city's Greenwood district — once known as "Black Wall Street" until white mobs killed many residents and left the neighborhood in smoldering ruins. We look at the massacre's history as detailed in a special PBS documentary "Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten."

Aired: 05/31/21

Rating: NR

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