I Taught the Law
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I Taught the Law

No, History Will Not Remember

A white supremacist mob lays waste to Wilmington, NC (image from North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources)

No one told me about Tulsa until I was in my 30s. I suspect I’m not the only one. Most Gen-Xers and older millennials, even those of us who went to college, didn’t have the story of how “Black Wall Street” was razed to the ground by white supremacists in our curricula. I had an advanced degree and a civil rights law practice before I heard about it for the first time.

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Dan Canon

Dan Canon

Civil rights lawyer, law professor, and high school dropout. Writes about the Midwest, class struggle, and the untold horrors of the justice system.

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