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The Burning

Tim Madigan

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In The Burning (2001), Tim Madigan shines a spotlight on one of the least talked about and most tragic racial conflicts in the history of America, the burning of the Greenwood district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Burning explores how an encounter between a black man and a white woman in an elevator led to the torching of an entire area of a city in one single night, May 31, 1921...

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PREVIEW

In The Burning (2001), Tim Madigan shines a spotlight on one of the least talked about and most tragic racial conflicts in the history of America, the burning of the Greenwood district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Burning explores how an encounter between a black man and a white woman in an elevator led to the torching of an entire area of a city in one single night, May 31, 1921...