Tulsa Race Massacre

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2021-05-08

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Tulsa Race Massacre



Grinnell Stories blog by Dan Kaiser
Tulsa Race Massacre’s news in Iowa
Tulsa Race Massacre. Racism

Post title: How Did Iowans Receive News of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre?

Date published: May 8, 2021

Link to blog post: http://grinnellstories.blogspot.com/2021/05/

Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell Stories/2021-05-08 How Did Iowans Receive News of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Summary: Cedar Rapids Gazette published reports about the riots in Tulsa on June 1, 1921 before The Bystander, Iowa’s major Black newspaper. Among Iowan newspapers with extensive coverage on Tulsa, the Iowa City Press-Citizen accused Black people of violence and didn’t report those who suffered or died. Grinnell Herald did not report the violence in Tulsa.

Des Moines Tribune
Grinnell Herald
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Josiah B. Grinnell
Sioux City Journal
The Bystander
The Pella Chronicle
Tulsa Race Massacre

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