The massacre of Tulsa's "Black Wall Street"
- 4,784,116 Views
- 1,700 Questions Answered
- Best of Web
Learn about 9 entrepreneurs who helped build the businesses of Black Wall Street and turned the district into a successful and thriving community.
Explore the Tulsa Historical Society’s exhibit of the massacre, including photos, audio recordings from survivors of the attack and historians of the era, primary source documents and legal suits by those who had lost property, and more.
Listen to the Tulsa Burning podcast, a six-episode narrative that traces the rise of the Greenwood district into a successful business community and the lasting legacy of the massacre, and its impact on Tulsa and the country.
Create and share a new lesson based on this one.
More from Everyone Has a Story
To raise brave girls, encourage adventure - Caroline Paul
lesson duration 12:42
One of the most "dangerous" men in American history
lesson duration 05:32
The most powerful woman you've never heard of - T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison
lesson duration 13:18
Give yourself permission to be creative - Ethan Hawke
lesson duration 09:17