Biden to Honor Forgotten Victims of Tulsa Race Massacre
Biden will be the first president to participate in remembrances of the destruction of what was known as “Black Wall Street.”
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will take part in a remembrance of one of the nation’s darkest — and largely forgotten — moments of racial violence when he helps commemorate the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a thriving Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Biden’s visit Tuesday, in which he will grieve for the hundreds of Black people killed by a white mob a century ago, comes amid a national reckoning on racial justice.…