Biden honors forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre
June 2, 2021
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Joe Biden is leading Tuesday's remembrance of one of the nation's darkest — and largely forgotten — moments of racial violence, marking the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a thriving Black community in Tulsa.
Biden is helping commemorate the deaths of hundreds of Black people killed by a white mob a century ago, his visit coming amid a national reckoning on racial justice. It stands in stark contrast to then-President Donald Trump's trip a year ago, which was greeted by protests.
Biden will be the first president to participate in remembrances of...