‘Mother’ Viola Fletcher among 200 Black Wall Street survivors headed to Ghana

Black Local and National News

by BA 26 Views

On the evening of May 31st, 1921, a vicious white mob from neighboring Tulsa, Oklahoma, descended on the prosperous African American community of Greenwood, intent on murdering, looting, and burning that community to the ground. In the aftermath of the nightmare that unfolded for Greenwood’s Black residents, every home and business were destroyed, at an estimated cost in 1921 dollars […]