The Nation Must Awake: My Witness to the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

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  • ISBN: 159534943X
  • Author: Mary E. Jones Parrish
  • Publisher: Mary E. Jones Parrish
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Mary Parrish was reading in her home when the Tulsa race massacre began on the evening of May 31, 1921. Parrish’s daughter, Florence Mary, called the young journalist and teacher to the window. “Mother,” she said, “I see men with guns.” The two eventually fled into the night …