By Channel Burnette, Fluvanna
Ladies and gentlemen, let us not forget what happened 100 years ago today; but let us honor and pay tribute to all of the Black men and women who lost their businesses, and more, their lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 1, 1921.
To witness, survive, or sadly, to perish in such a tragedy is unfathomable. But for it not to be spoken of, and for those victims not to be recompensed, is dastardly and heartless. All in the name of hatred and jealousy.
What is even more unfortunate, is the state of the world in which we now find ourselves a century later, much the same. It is time to grow people.
a century later, much the same. It is time to grow people.