It is believed 300 African Americans were murdered during the attack, but no one knows the exact number.

The white mob stole private planes and fire-bombed the neighborhood. The Red Cross estimated a thousand homes were destroyed. More than 4000 of the survivors of this onslaught, many of them wounded, were rounded up like prisoners of war by bands of whites and local police. Some were killed after they surrendered.

BURYING THINGS BY CHARLENE CARUSO …

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