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'Blindspot: Tulsa Burning' captures NAACP Image Award

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This image shows destruction that was part of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

“Blindspot: Tulsa Burning” won an NAACP Image Award for outstanding podcast in the “news and information” category. The podcast is a co-production of The History Channel and WNYC Studios in collaboration with KOSU and Focus Black Oklahoma.

The NAACP has announced various winners this week in advance of the NAACP Image Award telecast, which will air Saturday on BET.

“Blindspot: Tulsa Burning” delves into the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and the destruction of the Greenwood District.

“In six episodes, ‘Blindspot: Tulsa Burning’ tells the story of a thriving neighborhood that attackers set on fire, and the scars that remain 100 years later,” said a description for the podcast. “We consider the life of this remarkable 35 blocks of Tulsa through the stories of the survivors, descendants and inheritors of that legacy.”

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