The Historic Lawsuit
Almost 100 years after the Massacre, eleven plaintiffs, including the last 3 known living survivors, Viola Fletcher, Leslie Benningfield Randle, and Hughes Van Ellis, filed a lawsuit on September 1, 2020, against The City of Tulsa and seven other defendants demanding accountability and restitution for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and 100 years of continued harm.
Historic Lawsuit News Updates
Press Release: Historic Court Ruling – Last living survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Entitled to Prove the Massacre Was a “Public Nuisance”
How and Why NYC Law Firm Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) Joined the Historic Tulsa Race Massacre Lawsuit
Press Release: Oklahoma Supreme Court Ruling in Opioid Case Beneficial to Plaintiffs in Tulsa Race Massacre Public Nuisance Litigation
What’s at Stake in the Upcoming September 28 Hearing? (Tiffany Cross & Damario Solomon-Simmons)
We Must Have Closure, Know Where The Mass Graves Are (Tiffany Cross & Damario Solomon-Simmons) Dec 2021
WaPo: A century later, we still ask: Will survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre ever get justice?
Historic Lawsuit Filed Documents
All eight defendants are trying to dismiss our lawsuit and never let it see a day in court.
Here are our responses to each defendant:
More historic lawsuit filed documents: