June 1, 2021 | Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie |
There was a massacre of blacks in 1921 when planes with dynamites were dropped on a predominantly black community. Over 300 were killed and many were injured.
Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of this Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, massacre. There is a black female survivor who is 107. She vividly recalled on radio the massacre which occurred 100 years ago.
We are delighted that President Joe Biden has found time to visit the area on this crucial time in black history.
We hope the descendants of the survivors and any surviving individuals will be adequately compensated. Reparatory Justice demands nothing else.
President Joe Biden speaks on 100 Years Black Massacre
Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie is a veteran journalist who has a keen interest in decency, fair play and probity in public life.