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The Other U.S. Race Massacres History Didn’t Tell You About: Part I Atlanta

The 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma “Black Wall Street” Massacre remains the most popular example of what White mob racism was and still is capable of, but it wasn’t the only massacre which took place in predominantly Black regions.

Cover of “Le Petit Journal”, 7 October, 1906. Depicting the race riots in Atlanta, Georgia. “The Lynchings in the United States: The Massacre of Negroes in Atlanta.”

Atlanta’s Reconstruction

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The Atlanta Massacre of 1906

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