Commemorating The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

5 Things You Should Know About the Tulsa Race Riot

Reflecting on an American tragedy 100 years after it happened.

A Black couple walks across a street with smoke rising in the distance after the 1921 Tulsa race massacre. Oklahoma Historical Society/Getty Images

The 1921 Tulsa Race Riots in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is believed to be one of the most violent racial events in American history. Over the course of several days, Greenwood, a…