This article is an excerpt from Tulsa's Greenwood Neighborhood by Hannibal B. Johnson Tulsa, Oklahoma, “The Oil Capital of the World,” shone brightly at the dawn of the 20th...
The following is excerpted and adapted from The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike by John DeSantis, Foreword by Burnell Tolbert. About the Book: "On November 23, 1887,...
In 1920, ten-year-old Geneva Hardman was murdered on her way to school, just outside Lexington. Both civil authorities and a growing lynch mob sought Will Lockett, a black army veteran, as the suspect. The vigilantes remained one...

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