In a New York Times column, Tom Hanks reflected on American history curriculums in schools, and the lack of education around the Tulsa Race Massacre.
Biden became the first-ever president to travel to Tulsa for the anniversary and gave remarks in Greenwood, the target of the deadly 1921 massacre.
Survivors - all over the age of 100 - recalled the night a white mob attacked and burned down their community, "Black Wall Street," in 1921.
"There was a concerted effort to absolutely bury and suppress this history," an expert on the 1921 race riot that destroyed "Black Wall Street" said.
Vigilance urged by those attending events commemorating the destruction of "Black Wall Street" in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The commission was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre that destroyed blocks of Black-owned businesses and homes.
Pundits keep saying that history will vindicate Republicans like Mitt Romney, but history has shown us that the good guys don't always get their say.