It is one of the most violent attacks in American history, and also one of the least talked about. In 1921, an angry white mob descended upon a thriving community known as Black Wall Street. Over the course of two days, they decimated the neighborhood and killed as many as 300 Black Americans. Bodies of the victims were never recovered -- until now. One hundred years later -- after decades of silence -- a dozen wooden coffins were discovered in an unmarked grave. Now, the possibility of mass graves underneath Tulsa has prompted a search for answers, and justice for the descendants of those who were killed. From the producers of ABC's "Soul of a Nation."
The Lost Graves
A century after the Tulsa Race Massacre, the search for mass graves begins. But as Tulsa contends with its past, questions about the future of Greenwood may divide the city even further.
An angry mob descends upon Greenwood. What happens next will change the future of Tulsa and leave a deep scar on its Black citizens for generations.
A generation of freed slaves create a new home for themselves in Tulsa, Oklahoma. But all of that is jeopardized after an encounter in an elevator.
Introducing 'Tulsa's Buried Truth'
There’s a secret that’s been buried under a century of silence. It lies in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where a once-unknown massacre took place on American soil. From the producers of ABC's "Soul of a Nation."
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Excellent, done very well
Very sad...dark part of American history. How truly unfortunate that both sides of this kept this from the history books.
The mixed reviews have been interesting... seems to me interviews from whites and blacks are included. I do feel getting accurate information is up to each of us. At the very least this podcast has highlighted a century long secret, giving some background to Black Wallstreet through the uncovering of victim bodies and touching on other aspects, such as reparations.
Too long btwn episodes
Too long since last episode (2+ months). The momentum created by interest is lost when so much time passes between episodes.
Barely hearing this podcast I heard of it on abc now a podcast I never heard of the this massacre and I’m going to hear it and going to understand it’s story