Triumphing Over Hate: On the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre, recalling survivor and TC alumna Olivia Hooker

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2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre— which left 300 Black Tulsans dead in the country’s worst mass attack on Black Americans. The late Olivia Hooker (MA ’47) survived. Her reflections. ⬇️ #TCin2021

https://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/2021/may/triumphing-over-hate-tc-alumna-olivia-hooker/

One hundred years ago this coming Monday (May 31st), a White mob descended on the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known as Black Wall Street and, armed with weapons provided by city officials, attacked Black residents and businesses.