Coffins unearthed as the search for victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre continues

“These are homicides that have to be investigated.” As many as 300 Black people were killed during the massacre—this mass grave may be connected to the 100-year-old crime.

A mass grave was found last week in Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma during a four-day search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Ten coffins were found in a trench, but further analysis is needed to determine if those buried are the victims of one of the worst racial terror incidents in United States history.

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