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This Happened — May 31: A Massacre In Tulsa

On this day in 1921, the Tulsa Race Massacre, also known as the Tulsa Race Riot, began in the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, a prosperous African American community.

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What led to the Tulsa Race Massacre?

The Tulsa Race Massacre was sparked by a false accusation of a Black man assaulting a white woman in an elevator. The incident led to the arrest and attempted lynching of the man, which in turn led to violence between white mobs and Black residents.

How many people died in the Tulsa Race Massacre?

The exact number of fatalities is unknown, but it is estimated that between 100 and 300 Black residents were killed, and many more were injured or left homeless.

What's the legacy of the Tulsa Race Massacre?

Efforts are being made to address the lasting impact of the Tulsa Race Massacre, including reparations for survivors and their descendants, increased education and awareness about the event, and efforts to rebuild and revitalize the Greenwood district.

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What The China-Morocco Alliance Says About Our Geopolitical Future

As the world's technologies change, so do the countries with not only advantages in production, but also geography and diplomacy. China knows this, and sees that investing in Moroccan resources is a particularly smart bet in the long run.

Photo of workers at a factory in Sale, Morocco. In the foreground, boxes with the Moroccan flag on them.

Workers at a factory in Sale, Morocco

Pierre Haski


PARIS — Amid the global reshuffling triggered by both the ecological and geopolitical upheaval, there is one country that seems to be coming out ahead: Morocco.

Several major investments have already been announced, including one last week worth $2 billion by a Chinese group which aims to produce electric battery components. A significant detail, according to the Financial Times, is that the conglomerate Al-Mada, which is owned by the Moroccan royal family, is investing in the joint venture with the Chinese group CNGR.

Other South Korean and Chinese investments, still related to ecological transition minerals or the battery industry, have announced they will be setting up shop in Morocco in recent months. They are setting a record for the Mediterranean basin.

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