19:35 GMT24 June 2021
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    The tragedy is believed to be the worst race massacre in US history that took the lives of up to 300 Black Americans. It took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921, when mobs of White residents, many of them armed by city officials, attacked Black residents and businesses in the Greenwood District of Tulsa.

    Black rights activists stage an armed march on Saturday, May 29, to commemorate victims of the Tulsa race massacre.

    The event is held as part of the National Convention for Black Power.

    The Tulsa pogrom included attacks from aircraft and destroyed more than 35 square blocks of the district that was at that time the wealthiest African-American communities in the United States. A 2001 state commission acknowledged that the death toll may have been as high as 300 with a minimum figure of 39 confirmed dead.

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