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The white terrorist massacre of Tulsa’s Black Wall Street in 1921 takes up the first eight minutes of the #WatchmenHBO series premiere. Watch—then read about it. We all should know that racial terrorism at one point involved white folks dropping bombs on black people from planes.
Tulsa, sadly, would not be the last place where black people found themselves the victims of bombing, of course—the most memorable case being the four little girls murdered at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. The Philly police even dropped one from the sky on MOVE.
On the MOVE bombing, read @GeeDee215. n.pr/2wIA3Pk
These are incidents that we should all have been taught about. I didn’t learn about them until I was an adult. That is substandard education. We need to not only desegregate and integrate our schools. We need to do the very same for the curriculums our children are being taught.
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