(Image: © Oklahoma Historical Society/Getty Images)

Mass Grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Possibly Discovered

The race massacre that was featured in the HBO television series “Watchmen.”

(Image: © Oklahoma Historical Society/Getty Images)
The remains of iron beds rise above the ashes of a burned-out block after the Tulsa Race Massacre, Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921.

A buried pit that could be a mass grave has been found in a cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma — and researchers think it could hold the bodies of black victims of a 1921 race massacre that was featured in the HBO television series “Watchmen.”

The discovery could be of vital importance to an investigation being conducted by the city, ahead of the centenary of the massacre in 2021.

During the massacre, mobs of white individuals began setting fires to commercial buildings and houses throughout the entire Greenwood neighborhood of the city — a black community renowned for its prosperity, and nicknamed the Black Wall Street.

According to the Tulsa Historical Society, up to 300 people were killed — most of them black.

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