Who destroyed Black Wall Street?


Who and what destroyed Black Wall Street?

BY KIMBERLY FAIN

In 1921, Tulsa’s Greenwood District, known as Black Wall Street, was one of the most prosperous African-American communities in the United States. Then a scandal and the resulting race riots destroyed it forever.

Kimberly Fain explores the underlying causes of the massacre.

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BY JAZMIN SMITH

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BY ERIN BLAKEMORE

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BY THE EDITORS

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BY THE EDITORS

JSTOR Daily editors select stories that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. This week’s picks cover smart toothbrushes, super-users, and sexism.
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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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