“Early in the twentieth century, place, space, and race converged to create a dynamic counterpoint to Black economic exclusion and exploitation. The African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Greenwood District, centred around Greenwood Avenue just north of downtown and across the Frisco Tracks, emerged as a nationally renowned entrepreneurial centre, dubbed the ‘Negro Wall Street of America,’ later, simply ‘Black Wall Street.'”

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