Tulsa Massacre: A century after “Black Wall Street” was burned, the push for reparations continues

About This Source - Global News

Global News is the news and current affairs division of the Canadian Global Television Network, based in Vancouver, Canada.

Recent from Global News:

  • International opposition to Norwegian minke whale testing project
  • Manitoba manhunt underway for Eric Wildman, suspected of killing his neighbour
  • What premiers are looking for in US-Canada border reopening plan?
  • Global News published this video item, entitled “Tulsa Massacre: A century after “Black Wall Street” was burned, the push for reparations continues” – below is their description.

    It has been 100 years since the Tulsa Massacre saw the predominantly-Black neighbourhood of Greenwood in the Oklahoma city heavily damaged by flames and looting by a white mob.

    Sparked by the arrest of a Black teenager for the alleged assault of a white woman in an elevator – a charge that was later dropped – the mob made its way from the court house where the teen was held, to the neighbourhood in the early morning of June 1.

    Numerous homes, churches and other businesses – including an area referred to as the Black Wall Street – were burned to the ground and up to 300 people are estimated to have been killed.

    For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca

    Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc

    Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ

    Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt

    Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB


    Global News YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    Leave a Comment