This article is an in-progress chronicle of the history of Tulsa's Greenwood district, from its origins as Native American land to the present day
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Gray hairs and great expectations
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A popular gambling pastime known as the policy wheel dominated the economy of Depression-era Greenwood. Because it was criminalized, it also spawned…
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On the dangers of allowing historical figures to become symbols and sedatives
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When the Great Depression gripped Tulsa in the early 1930’s, it squeezed black women the hardest
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A slightly new philosophy for Run It Back
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Remembrance helps individuals process trauma, but government officials should only engage in it if they're also willing to do the hard work of repair
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As an avalanche of commemoration events begin in Greenwood, the people who survived the attack await tangible forms of justice
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