In June 2001, the Oklahoma State legislature passes the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Reconciliation Act.

Providing for the following:

  • More than 300 college scholarships for descendants of Greenwood residents;
  • Creation of a memorial to those who died in the riot. (A park with statues was dedicated as John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park on October 27, 2010, named in honor of the African American historian from Tulsa); and
  • Economic development in the Greenwood district of Tulsa.

Other elements of the recommended reparations program go unfunded.



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