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High court is asked to take reparations case

Survivors pursue 1921 race riot suit

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / March 10, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Survivors of a devastating 1921 race riot in Oklahoma asked the Supreme Court yesterday to permit them to seek reparations from the state and the City of Tulsa despite lower court rulings that too many years have passed. Lawyers pursuing the case see it as a bellwether for the legal movement for slavery reparations. (Full article: 872 words)

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