- Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
- Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
- Release date: 05-18-21
The Ground Breaking AudioBook Summary
One of The New York Times’s 11 Books we Recommend This Week | One of Oprah Daily’s 20 of the Best Books to Pick Up This May | One of The Oklahoman’s 15 books to help you learn about the Tulsa Race Massacre as the 100-year anniversary approaches
A The Week book of the week
As seen in documentaries on History Channel and CNN/Lebron James’ Spring Hill Productions
And then they were gone.
More than 1,000 homes and businesses. Restaurants and movie theaters, churches and doctors’ offices, a hospital, a public library, a post office. Looted, burned, and bombed from the air.
Over the course of less than 24 hours in the spring of 1921, Tulsa’s infamous “Black Wall Street” was wiped off the map – and erased from the history books. Official records were disappeared, researchers were threatened, and the worst single incident of racial violence in American history was kept hidden for more than fifty years. But there were some secrets that would not die.