Updated: Aug 16, 2021
Global Business Journalism reporter David Bartle lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the cite of the worst racist mob violence in American history. One hundred years ago today, a White mob, aided and abetted by local law enforcement, burned down the most prosperous Black community in the American South, killing dozens of freed slaves and their descendants, raping Black women, and displacing more than 5,000 residents.
Here is David Bartle's timeline of Black Wall Street's history and recent attempts to remember the victims of the 1921 massacre.
Timeline by David Bartle