Biden to visit Tulsa massacre site as U.S. confronts racial legacy

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By Jeff Mason and Heather Timmons WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden on Tuesday will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the massacre of hundreds of Black Americans by a white mob in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as he marks one of the worst chapters in the country’s history of racial violence. Biden, a Democrat, will meet with the handful of surviving members of the Greenwood community on the 100th anniversary of the killings, and announce steps to combat inequality, White House officials said. They will include plans to expand federal contracting with small, disadvantaged businesse…

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