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100th Anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre

On May 30, 1921, a massacre occurred in Greenwood, Oklahoma, one of the wealthiest Black communities in the US (nicknamed Black Wall Street). The violence left hundreds dead and thousands homeless. In this lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students learn about the event and discuss historic photos and buried history.

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Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Before & After Photos(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)