(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Viola Fletcher, 107-year old survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre in 1921 spoke at a rally marking the centennial commemoration of the great tragedy in Tulsa, Okla. “I will never forget the violence of the White mob when we left our home. I still see Black men being shot, Black bodies lying in the street. I still smell smoke and see fire. I still see Black businesses being burned. I still hear airplanes flying overhead. I hear the screams,” she said. “I have lived through the massacre every day. Our country may forget this history but I cannot,” Fletcher said firmly.
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