When did you learn about the Tulsa Race Massacre: where white mobs in Oklahoma massacred Black folks, burned their businesses/homes, and then kept it out of the history books for nearly a century?

When did you learn about the Tulsa Race Massacre: where white mobs in Oklahoma massacred Black folks, burned their businesses/homes, and then kept it out of the history books for nearly a century?

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  1. I learned about it sometime in the past 10 years while in my 30s. Definitely did not hear about it in school – I got the “Civil War was about states rights” nonsense version of history in school except for one exceptional AP history teacher but he only taught up to 1900.

  2. I learnt about it when I was a Kid, because someone used it as an excuse to show that “Because I’m white, I have the duty to apologies and prevent stuff like that”

    I was a fuckin’ kid lol

  3. I learned about it on the New Day podcast, which is a wrestling podcast with 3 black wrestlers. It’s normally a more humorous podcast but they mentioned this in an episode. I felt ashamed that I didn’t know anything about this until that recently.

  4. Grew up in Oklahoma. Didn’t learn about it in school, not even in “Oklahoma History” class. I didn’t really learn about it all until 4 or 5 years ago, or how big of a deal it was until just a couple of years ago.

  5. Watchmen. I thought it was an alternate reality. I was really pissed off when I learned it was real but was never taught in our history classes in the south.

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