In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.
The Western Wall, a remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Herod the Great is believed to have started building it around 19 BC. The wall goes far below street level and many sections of the Western Wall are concealed behind structures running along the whole length of the Temple Mount. There is just a small portion that remains and is still visible.