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I saw this on Facebook and HBO, so I checked. It is a genuine horror story.

May 31 and June1, 1921 white mobs attacked the black Greenwood district of Tulsa. The KKK flew private lanes over the area and dropped turpentine bombs. The area was destroyed, possibly 300 dead, mostly blacks. 600 whites went to hospitals, but the 2 black hospitals burned to the ground. 6,000 blacks were arrested—why just blacks? This is a horrible national stain.

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