Survivors remember Tulsa race massacre 100 years later as Biden marks anniversary

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(Adds dropped word in first paragraph) By Makini Brice TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) – Lessie Benningfield Randle, 106, can still remember a house engulfed in flames and bodies stacked in truckbeds – horrors that 100 years later led to a pledge by President Joe Biden to work for racial justice. “I was quite a little kid but I remember running and the soldiers were coming in,” Randle said in an interview with Reuters as her hometown of Tulsa prepared to mark one of the darkest chapters in its history. Monday was the centenary of a massacre targeting Tulsa’s prosperous African-American community in the…

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