TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum and Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe made statements on the centennial of the Tulsa race bloodbath.
In Mayor Bynum’s Fb publish, he states that the 1921 Tulsa Race Bloodbath “represents the alternative of all the things we would like our metropolis to be.” He additionally apologizes later within the publish for not having “achieved good to the victims of the bloodbath of the race in its aftermath”.
Senator Inhofe tweeted his assertion on the commemoration of the occasion. He stresses that as we speak is a vital time “to honor the victims and their households and share their tales” on the centenary.
It additionally encourages folks to “bear in mind, mirror and work for reconciliation”.
At this time we have fun 100 years for the reason that Tulsa bloodbath. It is very important honor the victims and their households and share their tales. Collectively, we are able to all work to elevate the Black Wall Road story and use this anniversary to recollect, mirror and work for reconciliation. pic.twitter.com/AhyrDzr80F
– Senator Jim Inhofe (@JimInhofe) May 31, 2021
READ MORE: Centenary of the Tulsa Race Massacre
Keep in contact with us anytime, wherever –