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Experts urge realism in hopes for 1921 Tulsa race riot probe


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Experts are trying to temper expectations concerning the search of three graves sites in Tulsa that could hold the remains of people killed during the 1921 race riots.

As many as 300 people are estimated to have been killed on Tulsa's Black Wall Street during one of the worst race-related massacres in U.S. history.

At a public oversight meeting in the city on Thursday, scientists and historians detailed their progress in the gravesite project.

Dr. Phoebe Stubblefield, a University of Florida forensic anthropologist specializing in human identification, said the number...

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