TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum and Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe made statements on the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
In Mayor Bynum's Facebook post, he states the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre "represents the opposite of everything we want our city to be." He also apologizes later in the post for failing "to do right by the victims of the Race Massacre in its aftermath."
Sen. Inhofe tweeted his statement about commemorating the event. He remarks that today is an important time "to honor the victims and their families and share their stories" on the 100-year anniversary.
He also encourages people to "remember, reflect and work towards reconciliation."
Today, we mark 100 years since the Tulsa Massacre. It's important to honor the victims and their families and share their stories. Together, we can all work to lift up the story of Black Wall Street and use this anniversary to remember, reflect and work towards reconciliation. pic.twitter.com/AhyrDzr80F
— Sen. Jim Inhofe (@JimInhofe) May 31, 2021
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