Massacre

Here are a few of many massacres in U.S. history and worldwide. Some of these are referred to in textbooks as “race riots” — however massacre is more accurate. There are countless more that could be added to this list, including the massacre in Bowling Green, NY in 1643.

Dec. 6, 1929: Cayes Massacre

In Les Cayes, Haiti, one of the worst massacres of civilians took place on December 6, 1929, during the nineteen-year American occupation of Haiti, an occupation that began in 1915.
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May 31, 1921: Tulsa Massacre

In what became known as the Tulsa Massacre, white supremacists destroyed a thriving Black community in Oklahoma. This is one of countless white supremacist massacres in U.S. history.
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