Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford

By Rachel Amaru, Co-Founder of Good Trouble For Kids

Language is important. Carole Boston Weatherford recognizes this and appropriately calls what happened in Tulsa on May 31-June 1, 1921 a massacre and not a riot. (This specificity in language will also be discussed in the write-up on Traci Chee’s We Are Not Free when thinking about the words…