City of Tulsa removes 'Black Lives Matter' street sign
October 4, 2020
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The city of Tulsa removed a massive Black Lives Matter painting on Monday from the site of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre after activists painted it without the city's permission.
The 250-foot-long (76.20 meters) sign was painted days before President Donald Trump's June rally and weeks after George Floyd's death in May after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on the neck of the handcuffed Black man for several minutes.
The race riot in 1921 decimated Tulsa's Black Wall Street, an economic and cultural mecca for African American people, which was located in th...