Goin' Back to T-Town
Season 33 Episode 0 | 53m 28s | WETA Passport
Goin’ Back to T-Town tells the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation. Torn apart in 1921 by one of the worst racially-motivated massacres in the nation’s history, the neighborhood rose from the ashes, and by 1936 boasted the largest concentration of Black-owned businesses in the U.S.
Aired: 02/08/21 | Expires: 02/07/24 |
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Chapter 1 | Goin' Back To T-Town
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