Tulsa Resumes Excavation to Find ‘Original 18’ Site of 1921 Race Massacre Victims

On Monday, Oct. 19, Oklahoma archeologists and forensic scientists began to excavate an area of a Tulsa cemetery that is thought to be the “Original 18” site, a section of Oaklawn Cemetery believed to be the burial place of 18 Black victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Officials believe 18 Black people whose names are listed on a ledger at a white-owned funeral home may be found in unmarked graves, ones the funeral home never plotted precisely. As many as 300 people died and more than 800 were injured…

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Go Where The Obama’s Couldn’t Go During Their African Tour

So we know the Obama’s trip to Africa was not a vacation, he was of course on official presidential business. But between state dinners and important bilateral trade meetings, President Barack Obama and his family did get to visit a few historical sites already popular among tourists, including Goree Island in Senegal and Robben Island in South Africa. What a pity they could not see more. Wouldn’t it of been nice if America’s First Family could have experienced the continent as tourists. Let’s imagine they did. We know what you might be…

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