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1 Of The Last Survivors Of 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Dies...

AFRICANGLOBE - One of the last survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race riot, one of the worst race riots in U.S. history, has died at age 103. Olivia Hooker was 6 years old when the late-spring riot destroyed much of a Tulsa neighborhood that had been known as “Black Wall Street.” She told National Public Radio in an interview this year that she hid under a table as a mob of torch-carrying white people destroyed her family’s home.

50 Years After Race Riots: Have Black-Americans Truly Recovered?

AFRICANGLOBE - Race riots certainly aren’t new to America, but when the 1960s mass race riots spread like wild fire throughout the Northern states it made America fall to its knees in the middle of one of America’s biggest wars, World War III or ‘The Cold War’ with the underlining anger between Blacks and Whites escalating to the effect of the most horrific, violent, and long-lasting riots America has ever seen.