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The resonance of racial violence across generations

In 1921 a mob of whites in Tulsa, Okla., descended upon a black-owned business district, burning it and murdering as many as 300 people. Contributor Kelefa Sanneh, of The New Yorker magazine, looks at a particularly heinous example from the ugly history of racism, and how it continued to color discussions of race in Tulsa for decades after.
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