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The Fires of Greenwood : The Tulsa Riot of 1921, a Novel
by Frederick Williams


Overview - In the early morning hours of June 1, 1921, hordes of angry whites in Tulsa, Oklahoma, crossed the Frisco railroad tracks into the Greenwood section known as Black Wall Street, armed with weapons and a determination to destroy. Within a seven hour period, they managed to slaughter over three hundred African Americans, while literally burning down all the businesses and homes within a 33 block radius.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In the early morning hours of June 1, 1921, hordes of angry whites in Tulsa, Oklahoma, crossed the Frisco railroad tracks into the Greenwood section known as Black Wall Street, armed with weapons and a determination to destroy. Within a seven hour period, they managed to slaughter over three hundred African Americans, while literally burning down all the businesses and homes within a 33 block radius. This well-written, fictionalized version chronicles the events that led to one of the most horrendous slaughters of American citizens in this country's troubled racial past.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780970995766
  • ISBN-10: 0970995768
  • Publisher: Prosperity Publications, LLC
  • Publish Date: September 2013
  • Page Count: 394
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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