Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten


Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten - PBS



The 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre includes how the community is coping with its past.

Matt Roush

Matt Roush says...

A 90-minute documentary, reported by The Washington Post’s DeNeen L. Brown and narrated by NPR’s Michel Martin, is one of several reflecting on the race massacre that 100 years ago today destroyed the prosperous Black neighborhood of Greenwood, once considered the “Black Wall Street.” An estimated 100-300 residents died, with thousands more left homeless, and the perpetrators were never brought to justice as the horrific details were largely covered up for decades. Brown interviews descendants who are demanding reparations while efforts continue to find and memorialize the many bodies left in unmarked mass graves.

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