Watch the videos below. What does the white Oklahoman response to Greenwood (the riots and the aftermath) reveal about their attitudes toward the success of black communities? What do the people of Oklahoma owe the residents of Greenwood? Justify your response.
Next, watch the second video, how might the people of Greenwood respond to someone promoting “respectability politics”? Where have you heard these arguments in support of “respectability politics” in regards to African Americans and inequality over the past several years?