For many in the community, the missing plaques and name changes are emblematic of a deeper, more disturbing trend signifying the erasure of a pivotal piece of the nation’s past.
For several frantic minutes, the powerful interests on the Tulsa Public School Board were not assured to get their way; and we all know that privileged people – especially privileged white people – do not like being told that they can’t get what they want.
In its short history, Oklahoma has bore witness to some of the most horrific acts of racial terror in the United States, including the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre when white mobsters and klansmen destroyed the thriving Greenwood neighborhood and lynched hundreds of Black citizens. Our disturbing past cannot be hidden; it must be faced head-on.
Op/Ed | By Nehemiah D. Frank People’s intentions will always be judged better by what they do rather than by what they say. All words are superficial until the poker face has […]
Isaiah Shoels was days away from his high school graduation at Columbine High school in 1999 in Columbine, Colorado before he became one of the 13 victims of Columbine High School student’s Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.
Three different explosions were set off in three different Sir Lanka city’s today: Negombo, Batticaloa, and Colombo’s Kochchikade district killing over 140 and injuring over 560 people.
Today, Queen Bey, rightful heir to the iron throne, drops her Netflix film ‘Homecoming’ to chronicle her unapologetically-Black Coachella performance last year.
In celebration of the Juneteenth weekend, we are inviting the community to come and view the documentary “Rebuilding Black Wall Street” to identify relatives, so the names can be attached to the film at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History® (Kenneth E. Behring Center) for posterity.