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Protesters at the Richmond, Virginia monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee on June 18, 2020. Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images

African Americans have long defied white supremacy and celebrated Black culture in public spaces

Protests of Confederate flags and monuments have grown since 2015, but resistance is not new. African Americans have been protesting against Confederate monuments since they were erected.
Smoke rises from damaged properties after the Tulsa Race Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma June 1921. Oklahoma Historical Society via Getty Images

From grandfather to grandson, the lessons of the Tulsa race massacre

More Americans are learning about the 1921 massacre in the prosperous black section of Tulsa known as the 'Black Wall Street.' For Gregory Fairchild, it is a part of his family history.

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