'Dreamland' And The Tulsa Massacre
Last updated 5/24/2021 at 11:43am
I encourage all readers of The Transylvania Times to watch ‘Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street’ on Monday, May 31, at 9 p.m. on CNN. It documents the massacre of a prosperous Black community in Tulsa in 1921.
Neither Tulsa nor Oklahoma have honored the state legislature’s rec-ommendation to pay restitution to survivors and descendants of the slaughter of Americans by Americans. One 107-year-old survivor, Viola Ford Fletcher, received a standing ovation from members of a House Judiciary subcommittee who heard her testimony on May 19, 2021.
This is not a matter of denigrati...