Red Summer

There has been lots of attention on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre in 1921. What isn’t widely known is this was not an isolated event. After WW I, in the early part of the 20th century, there were dozens of similar events in what is know as the Red Summer.

Red Summer is the period from late winter through early autumn of 1919 during which white supremacist terrorism and racial riots took place in more than three dozen cities across the United States, as well as in one rural county in Arkansas.

Red Summer

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