Black Wall Street

The Story of Black Wall Street

Written by on 24 June 2024

Black Wall Street, situated in Tulsa’s Greenwood District, is a testament to African American resilience and prosperity amidst racism. Established in 1906 by O.W. Gurley, a Black entrepreneur, Greenwood quickly became a thriving community for African Americans seeking economic autonomy and social advancement. Initially spanning 40 acres, Greenwood grew rapidly, boasting various businesses and services […]

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