The Difference Between Challenging Racism and Challenging White Supremacy

knowledge of self

black wall street

Have you ever thought carefully or learned the real story of Black Wall Street?  The atrocities are countless, and the state of Oklahoma has yet to pay reparations.  Scores of deaths, loss of businesses and even people of color being put in internment camps make up the story that is almost never told.

This community was doing better than the white community around it.   There were scores of black businesses destroyed during the massacre, which occurred after false charges were filed against a black man.  This led to lynch mobs, attacks by police, and even bombs being dropped by the national guard.  The military didn’t drop bombs on the white community that started the violence, but they readily bombed the African American community that had more to lose than the whites.

After finding their reason to attack, angry whites came and burned down this community that had millions of…

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