The burning : Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

Title
The burning : Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

Author
Beard, Hilary, author.

ISBN
9781250787699

Edition
First edition.

Physical Description
xviii, 302 pages ; 24 cm.

General Note
Young adult adaptation of: Burning / Tim Madigan.

Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: Like judgement day -- What do you say now? -- Beyond hatred's reach -- A promised land -- A perilous position -- May 30, 1921: The incident -- Dick Rowland run -- Lynching tonight -- Fear in Greenwood -- Tuesday, May 31: The sheriff's promise -- Down the road to apocalypse -- May 31, 1921: Round midnight -- Daybreak -- Attack on Mount Zion -- Retrospective -- Dr. Jackson -- June 1, 1921: Troops arrive -- Sickening aftermath -- June 1, 1921: The assignment of a lifetime -- Thursday, June 2, 1921: A conspiracy of silence -- Rebuilding -- The veil lifted -- Reparations.

Reading Level
1190 L Lexile

Subject Term
Tulsa Race Massacre, Tulsa, Okla., 1921.
 
African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History -- 20th century.
 
African American neighborhoods -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History -- 20th century.
 
Riots -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History -- 20th century.
 
Violence -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History -- 20th century.
 
Racism -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History -- 20th century.

Geographic Term
Tulsa (Okla.) -- Race relations.
 
Greenwood (Tulsa, Okla.) -- Race relations.

Added Author
Madigan, Tim, 1957-
 
Adaptation of: Madigan, Tim, 1957- Burning.

Local Subject
Teen nonfiction collection.

Summary
"One of the worst acts of racist violence in American history took place in 1921, when a White mob numbering in the thousands decimated the thriving Black community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Burning recreates Greenwood at the height of its prosperity, explores the currents of hatred, racism, and mistrust between its Black residents and Tulsa's White population, narrates events leading up to and including Greenwood's devastation, and documents the subsequent silence that surrounded this tragedy. Delving into history that's long been pushed aside, this is the true story of Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre, with updates that connect the historical significance of the massacre to the ongoing struggle for racial justice in America." --


LibraryCall NumberStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)TEEN 976.6 BEATeen Nonfiction
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)TEEN 976.6 BEATeen Nonfiction
Stillwater Public LibraryTEEN 976.6 BEATeen Nonfiction