Greenwood—the “Black Wall Street”—was a prosperous Black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A white mob murdered their neighbors and looted and destroyed their homes and businesses in a veritable American pogrom, May 31–June 1, 1921. Why was it forgotten until recently? What did it mean for America? Can it happen again—to anyone in this country?
Tulsa Historical Society Executive Director Michelle Place and civil rights icon Dr. William G. Anderson join Edwin.