Tag: Tulsa Race Riot

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Western democracies have long publicly and loudly confronted dark historical episodes involving aboriginal or indigenous people. But honestly, every culture and continent need not scratch very deep to find their sordid history, from Africa to China, from ancient times to today. If they’d only admit it. That’s no less true of the United States. Growing […]

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Better Late Than Never: Learning About the Tulsa Race Massacre


I love my home state of Oklahoma. It is home to wonderful people; family, friends, excellent schools, a terrific and diverse culture, and some remarkable history.

Attending public schools during my formative years, from kindergarten in Guymon to college in Chickasha, I took my share of Oklahoma history classes and remember much of it today. In college, my Oklahoma history class taught me about President Andrew Jackson’s forced relocation of Indian tribes from the southeast to Oklahoma Indian Territory — the “Trail of Tears.” Thousands died.