“Imagine a community of great possibilities and prosperity built by Black people for Black people. Places to work. Places to live. Places to learn and shop and play. Places to worship.
Now imagine it being ravaged by flames.
Greenwood was so promising, so vibrant that it became home to what was known as America’s Black Wall Street. But what took years to build was erased in less than 24 hours by racial violence.” - NY Times
Tune in as Jessica and Brandon discuss the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, which erased years of Black success and the impact it has had on Black America today.
If you’d like to leave us a question to be answered during future episodes, you can do so at Speakpipe. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Be sure to connect with us on Instagram
Learn more about Brandon, and Oak City Financial
Please remember to subscribe, rate, review and share our podcast far and wide. It means so much to us!
Discussed in this episode:
"'Black Wall Street' Before, During and After the Tulsa Race Massacre"
New York Times Tulsa Race Massacre Interactive
"Beyond Tulsa: The Historic Legacies and Overlooked Stories of America's 'Black Wall Streets'"
"Origins of Black Wall Street"
Financial Feminist by Tori Dunlap