ABC News Live has announced Tulsa’s Buried Truth, a documentary special on the Tulsa Race Massacre ahead of the 100th anniversary.
- ABC News Live will present a documentary special on the Tulsa Race Massacre — Tulsa’s Buried Truth.
- The half-hour special will look at one of the most brutal racially motivated attacks in American history when a violent white mob destroyed and terrorized a Black community known as Black Wall Street, killing as many as 300 Black Americans in less than 24 hours in 1921.
- The special will be lead by ABC News Senior National Correspondent Steve Osunsami, featuring interviews with Tulsa natives, the current mayor, G.T. Bynum, descendants of the victims, and those who are now part of the group working to find mass graves.
- The documentary is produced by ABC News’ Investigative Unit for ABC News Live. It is executive produced by Cindy Galli.
- National Geographic will have its own special on the massacre — Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer airing on June 18.
Tulsa’s Buried Truth premieres on Tuesday, May 18 at 8:30 pm ET on ABC News Live and will be available on-demand on Hulu.