This week marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst race riots in US history, which destroyed much of a Tulsa neighborhood known as “Black Wall Street.” Olivia Hooker was 6 years old on that day, and hid under a table as a torch-carrying mob destroyed her home. Hooker died in 2018 at 103 years old — she was one of the oldest survivors of the massacre. A year before her death, The Postspoke to her about her memories of the devastating night — and the efforts to move forward as a country. “I lived a long time, but I didn’t live long enough to see justice,” she said at the time. Here’s a look back on that conversation.
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