Tulsa Massacre 1921: Buck Colbert Franklin in the Greenwood District

On the night of May 31, 1921, the black community of Tulsa Oklahoma’s Greenwood district would fall victim to one of the deadliest and most destructive episodes of racial violence in American history.1 As described in his manuscript, “The Tulsa Race Riot and Three of Its Victims,” Buck Colbert Franklin described the devastation of homes … Continue reading Tulsa Massacre 1921: Buck Colbert Franklin in the Greenwood District