“Rebuilding Black Wall Street,” docuseries airs Sept 29th
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A new docuseries is coming out September 29th, and it sheds light on “Black Wall Street.”
Oprah Winfrey is releasing the six episode series on her network, “OWN.” The show will be hosted by actor Morris Chestnut, and it will focus on the century-long impact of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre that took place when a white mob destroyed black wall street in the heart of Tulsa’s Greenwood district. The massacre has been deemed “the single most horrific incident of racial terrorism since slavery.”
An estimated 300 people were killed, more than one thousand 200 homes destroyed, and at least 60 businesses and community buildings burned to the ground.
The fight for reparations is still going on, as the last three survivors are waiting for the The Oklahoma Supreme Court to now hear an appeal on their previous case for reparations.
if you are interested the docuseries it airs September 29th on OWN network.
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