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The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story (2000)

This is a Documentary of the infamous Tulsa Massacre of 1921, locally called "The Tulsa Race Riot." Most of the Black section of town was burned and many Black citizens were murdered by ... See full synopsis »

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Michael Wilkerson
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Roscoe Lee Browne
Nell Carter
Bill Cosby
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Alfre Woodard
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This is a Documentary of the infamous Tulsa Massacre of 1921, locally called "The Tulsa Race Riot." Most of the Black section of town was burned and many Black citizens were murdered by roving gangs of White racists. The violence included home-made incendiary bombs being dropped from small aircraft. The local Newspaper was the main instigator of the violence. All copies have been suppressed or lost and the story was actively suppressed until this film was released. A memorial was planned after the film was released and the necessary laws were passed to support the memorial, but it has never been built.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

31 May 2000 (USA) See more »

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA See more »

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Barrister Studios See more »
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