June 1st, 1921 will forever be remembered as a day of great loss and devastation. It was on this day that America experienced the deadliest race riot in the small town of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
It is very clear that the most high hates to Idea of us mimicking the concept of white Wallstreet and calling it black. It was a curse when we created a community the first time to mimic white wall street it will be a curse the second time.Have we forgotten that the first thing sold on Wallstreet was us (slaves).
Black Wall Street was in Greenwood, Oklahoma, a suburb of Tulsa, was the type of community that African Americans are still, today, attempting to reclaim and rebuild.Black Wall Street
Black citizens of Tulsa, Oklahoma, confronted White supremacist state long before Tulsa Police Department officer Betty Shelby fatally shot Terence Crutcher on camera without legal ramifications.Today (May 31) marks 96 years since White mobs, abetted by police, destroyed the city’s Greenwood neighborhood in one of the U.S.’s worst racist massacres.
The Black Wall Street may refer to: . Greenwood, Tulsa, Oklahoma, a neighborhood in containing many African-American businesses in the early 20th century . Tulsa race riot of 1921, in which a white mob destroyed much of Greenwood; Jackson Ward, a thriving African-American business community in Richmond, Virginia; Black Wall Street (Durham, North Carolina) Parrish Street, in Durham, North
The armed black men backed up to defend Greenwood but being vastly outnumbered they took to the heights of nearby buildings and residences and began shooting from above.The mob then began to set fire to the buildings and houses in the Greenwood district, and refused to allow firefighters to extinguish the blazes—at gunpoint.
The Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, housed one of the most successful Black economies in American history. The area is, now, commonly referred to as “The Black Wall Street.”
Reports show that 30% of the Black-Owned Businesses in NYC alone disappeared in 5 years due to gentrification. With the holidays upon us, we are maximizing our efforts to support Black businesses by creating a weekend for consumers to shop Black around the country.
Angels of Black Wall Street Memphis. Little Angels of the Chloe college of Etiquette & Modeling put on special presentation for Dr. Michael Carter, Sr. National President of Black Wall Street USA during his recent visit to Memphis.
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