The Tulsa Race Massacre and the destruction of Black Wall Street, and the death of George Floyd both occurred this week in history. We must remember. May I suggest that remembering through the lens of loving one’s neighbor as oneself might be a path to allowing the gospel to influence thoughts on reparations for the descendants of those harmed by the 1921 racial injustice event in Tulsa? If your family lost their businesses, homes, churches, and community to a systematic, racially-incited riot that was unprovoked, and no one was ever charged for a crime, and it set back your family financially, professionally, and emotionally for the next 100 years, what would you hope for in return for wrongs to be set aright?

CBS’ 60 Minutes did a good piece on the massacre recently.