"Mayor of Greenwood” works to remember the neighborhood’s history
Jim Spellman

A century ago in Tulsa, Oklahoma an angry white mob attacked a prosperous African American neighborhood officially known as Greenwood, but often called Black Wall Street.

The neighborhood was destroyed. Up to 300 people were killed.

But until recently the massacre was rarely discussed.

A man they call “The Mayor of Greenwood” set out to change that.  

CGTN’s Jim Spellman has our story.

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