Bloomberg visits Tulsa’s Greenwood District

The Associated Press - January 20, 2020 1:21 pm

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg made a a pitch to African-American voters in the nation’s heartland on Sunday.

The former New York City mayor visited a black church and a cultural center in Tulsa. Both are in the city’s Greenwood District, the site of a race massacre nearly 100 years ago that left hundreds dead and the city’s thriving African American community in rubble.

Bloomberg released details of an economic plan aimed at increasing the number of black-owned homes and businesses. The plan also includes a $70 billion investment in the nation’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

 

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