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1921 Tulsa Massacre Feature

To honor the lives lost in the 1921 Tulsa Massacre, Spokane history teacher John Hagney visited the KPBX studio Wednesday to tell the story of the tragedy.

View his sources below.


Allen, Frederick Lewis. Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920’s.  (1957)

Barbeau, Arthur E. And Henri, Florette. The Unknown Soldiers: Black American Troops in World War I.  (1976)

Cartwright, Joseph. The Triumph of Jim Crow. (1976)

Ellsworth, Scott. Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.  (1982)

Franklin, John Hope. From Slavery to Freedom. (1994)

Hartfield, Claire. A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919.  (2019). Recommended for juvenile readers.

Madigan, Tim. The Burning: The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.  (2021)

Wade, Wyn Craig. The Fiery Cross: The Ku Klux Klan in America. (1987)