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Mayor, cemetery at odds in search for Tulsa massacre victims


December 22, 2019

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials say a privately owned cemetery is blocking efforts to find the remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

But an attorney for the cemetery said his client submitted a proposal in November that would allow the city to search under certain conditions.

Mayor G.T. Bynum has insisted that the city would do everything it could to find possible mass graves with victims of one of the worst race-related massacres in U.S. history. The violence left as many as 300 dead on Tulsa's Black Wall Street.

Bynum said the city has been unable to investigate whether Rolling Oaks...

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