The Washington Post reports:
Biden plans to travel to Oklahoma on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, the ravaging of a once-prosperous Black business district and neighborhood by a White mob that stands as one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history.
In addition to delivering an address, Biden is scheduled to meet with living survivors of the massacre at a cultural center in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, where the violence occurred. Biden’s aides said this will mark the first time a sitting U.S. president has gone to Tulsa to commemorate the events.
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President Biden will travel to Oklahoma to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. The visit comes amid a renewed reckoning over a long-overlooked attack that left as many as 300 people dead in a community once known as Black Wall Street. https://t.co/UroAJEa7uv
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