Biden to visit Oklahoma to commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre

TULSA – President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit Tulsa on June 1 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Oklahoma Rep. Jason Lowe (D-Tulsa) said he is appreciative of the President’s understanding of the significance of the centennial commemoration.

“100 years ago, racism and hatred took away lives and generational wealth from Black Oklahomans,” Lowe said. “As Americans, we can no longer allow ourselves to gloss over the uncomfortable parts of our history, but instead, we must confront them.

“Having a U.S. President come and participate in the centennial is a great step in that direction, especially one like President Biden who has shown a willingness to have the hard conversations we so desperately need to have.”

The White House said more details of the visit will be released later.

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