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Tulsa Race Massacre (wikipedia.org)
21 points by myth_drannon on Feb 22, 2020 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments



Terrible event in American history.

We mustn't forget the events of the past (this one is approaching 100 years ago), and must never repeat them. Thank God we've gotten better.


Terrible and embarrassing. Vox did a short docu on it: https://youtu.be/x-ItsPBTFO0

Here are some other horrors that also don't get much coverage:

1837 - Lovejoy - torch-carrying mob murdered him for being an abolitionist https://youtu.be/Clu4lD7A1t8

1857 - Mormons murdered non-Mormons https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Meadows_Massacre

1863 - Draft Riots https://youtu.be/1bxnUh86RB8

1866 - New Orleans massacre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans_massacre_of_1866

1871 - LA Chinese Massacre https://youtu.be/nauaIbOXaYo

1885 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Springs_massacre

1886 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haymarket_affair

1919 - Red Summer (anti-black violence) https://youtu.be/Hy3a6PvIcxI

1923 - Rosewood massacre (anti-black violence and dispossession) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosewood_massacre

1925 - ~40,000 KKK members march in Washington, DC https://youtu.be/BnI8SUQPB4k

1932 - Bonus Army - see: [0]. Hoover ordered Patton and MacArthur to throw out destitute veterans, women and children from peacefully protesting in DC to get their promised war pay earlier. They charged them by force. It was more benign that a veterans's Occupy Wall St. Two veterans were shot to death, a boy was killed and a pregnant woman miscarried after the police stormed a hospital with tear gas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonus_Army

1930's - Murphy Ranch / Silver Shirts - Nazis prepared to takeover America and round up the Jews

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murphy_Ranch

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Legion_of_America

References:

0. The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone

EDIT: Here is a first-hand account of the conditions the Spanish empire brought to the Americas.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Short_Account_of_the_Destruc...




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