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From: Black Willow (BlackWillow9)11/22/00 2:20 AM 
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Here are two books listed in reference to "Black Wall Street" which was a district in Tulsa, Oklahoma settled by Blacks and Black Indians BOMBED by the United States government in 1921. In the district, we OWNED our own banks(stocks, bonds, oil wells & fields), there were Black Physicians, Lawyers, Teachers, etc.

On December 18, 1995 PBS aired an American Experience special entitled "Goin' Back To T'Town," about the Greenwood, Northeast Tulsa Oklahoma(known as Black Wall Street) race riot of 1921. You may call 1-800-255-9424 if you would like a copy of the video cassette; if the number is no longer in service just telephone PBS, and ask if you may purchase a copy of the American Experience series entitled: "Goin' Back To T'Town" which originally aired December 18, 1995.

Death In a Promised Land:
The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921
by Scott Ellsworth, John Hope Franklin
(John Hope Franklin is of Black and
Native American ancestry)

Black Wall Street:
From Riot to Renaissance
in Tulsa's Historic Greenwood District
by Hannibal B. Johnson

Sister Black Willow
Israelite
Native Nations: Shinnecock, Poosepatuck, Cherokee
Caribbean Nations: Jamaica & Haiti

 
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