In “Don’t Let Them Bury My Story,” Viola Fletcher recalls the horrific night in 1921 when America’s “Black Wall Street” was burned to the ground.
More than 100 years later, Viola Fletcher can still vividly remember the smell of her thriving neighborhood — dubbed America’s “Black Wall Street” — burning.
And though some progress has been made it’s easy to see that, 100 years later, we still have much work to do. White supremacy is woven into the fabric of the US and it will not go easily.
Tulsa massacre survivor Viola Fletcher releases memoir at 109 years old