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Biden to honor forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre

President Joe Biden will take part in a remembrance of one of the nation’s darkest — and largely forgotten — moments of racial violence when he helps commemorate the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a thriving Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Biden will be the first president to participate in remembrances of the destruction of what was known as “Black Wall Street.” In 1921 — on May 31 and June 1 — Tulsa’s white residents and civil society leaders looted and burned to the ground the Greenwood district and used planes to drop projectiles on it.

Biden asks Americans to choose country over party as restrictive Texas voting bill advances

President Joe Biden called a restrictive Texas voting bill edging closer toward passage “wrong and un-American” Saturday as he pressed Congress to pass federal voting rights legislation that has very little chance of passing in the evenly divided Senate.

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