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Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre (Hardcover)

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This is not an easy subject, but it is vital. A century ago, something unspeakable occured. Tulsa was prosperous for its Black citizens. The white population stewed in resentments that finally boiled over when a white lady screamed. Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper are the perfect pair to take on this important, suppressed piece of history. Handled with delicacy and love, I urge everyone to pick this book and learn from the past. 

— Ivy

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A must-have--Booklist (starred review)

Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history. The book traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa's Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community.

News of what happened was largely suppressed, and no official investigation occurred for seventy-five years. This picture book sensitively introduces young readers to this tragedy and concludes with a call for a better future.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781541581203
ISBN-10: 1541581202
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English
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Created At: 6/21/2020 08:59am
Last Updated At: 4/12/2021 06:57am