Commemoration plans underway to mark centennial of 1921 race riot in Oklahoma

The success and resiliency of the old Greenwood district will be highlighted during activities observing the centennial of Tulsa’s 1921 race riot, leaders of the commission planning the events said Tuesday.

“Four years from now, we want people from all over the world coming here to learn about a bustling business district, what happened here and what can happen when people come together,” said state Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa.

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