'Dodging bullets' and coming home to 'nothing left': An illustrated history of the Tulsa Race Massacre.Breaking News
tags: African American history, Oklahoma, Tulsa race massacre
Editor's note [Oklahoman]: The following may include first-person accounts of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre contain graphic depictions and antiquated racial terminology. We have chosen not to edit these survivor accounts to leave their stories unencumbered by interpretation or exclusion.
Illustration by Todd Pendleton, Caption Mason Callejas for The Oklahoman.
HNN Editor's Note: This is a multimedia feature with multiple illustrations and embedded audio. As it isn't reproducible here, HNN readers are very strongly encouraged to click through to The Oklahoman to experience it. That newspaper's efforts to document the events of 1921 in Tulsa as well as the ongoing effects on the city and the suppression of memory of the massacre are also worth a read.
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