'I still smell smoke and see fire': Tulsa massacre survivor, 107, testifies to US Congress – video

Viola Fletcher, the oldest living survivor of the Tulsa, Oklahoma, massacre, was seven when a white mob attacked the city’s ‘Black Wall Street in 1921, killing an estimated 300 African Americans.

For decades, the atrocity was actively covered up. On Wednesday, Fletcher appeared before a House of Representatives judiciary subcommittee considering legal remedies. Fletcher, who worked most of her life as a domestic worker, said she was seeking justice and referred to the ‘daily horror’ inflicted on black people in the US

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