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Tulsa searches for remains of victims of 1921 race massacre


February 5, 2020

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The city of Tulsa will conduct a test excavation at an area cemetery as part of an ongoing effort to find remains of victims of a 1921 race massacre, officials said.

The test excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery, planned for April, was announced during the city's Mass Graves Investigation Public Oversight Committee meeting on Monday, the Tulsa World reported. The meeting came a little more than a month after investigators announced that geophysical surveys conducted in October had found anomalies consistent with possible graves.

"We would see this as an intermediate step," K...

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