Survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst racial attacks in US history, lost their legal bid for reparations.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court dismissed their 2020 lawsuit, which sought compensation under the state’s public nuisance law, arguing the 1921 attack still impacts the community today.

The court ruled the survivors’ grievances, while legitimate, didn’t qualify for compensation under this law.

This decision is likely the final chance for survivors Viola Fletcher, 110, and Lessie Benningfield Randle, 109, to receive reparations.

The city of Tulsa acknowledged the ruling and reaffirmed its commitment to supporting affected communities.

This update comes from the BBC.

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