KGOU Readers Club - The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History
The KGOU Readers Club rounds out its special look into important books related to the Tulsa Race Massacre as the 100th anniversary of the destruction of Black Wall Street approaches on Memorial Day and into June 1st. This week, Dr. Karlos K. Hill, author of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History.
Dr. Hill curated photos from a variety of sources for this book, and they’re laid out chronologically, from Greenwood before the massacre, to the rebuilding and renaissance. But the reader is also treated to stories and vignettes from the author and other scholars.
Perhaps even more stirring than the photos presented in the book are the photos of survivors and their remembrances toward the end of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History. Dr. Hill discusses gathering those stories and tries to answer some of the lingering questions about the Tulsa Race Massacre.