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The Tulsa Massacre
Library of Congress

1921

The Tulsa Massacre

The Tulsa Massacre takes place in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. White rioters and looters nearly destroy "Black Wall Street" after a story about Black 19 year-old Dick Rowland and white 17 year-old Sarah Page sharing an elevator spins out of control on the rumor mill.

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