ROCKPORT, TX - AUGUST 26: A destroyed apartment complex is seen after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Harvey made landfall shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, just north of Port Aransas as a Category 4 storm and is being reported as the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Wilma in 2005. Forecasts call for as much as 30 inches of rain to fall in the next few days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Update by Nate Morris 

Hurricane Harvey is likely to become one of the most devastating storms in modern history.  The system has brought destruction across the coast of Texas.  Two feet of rain has already fallen, and an additional two feet of rain is forecast in areas in and around the Houston metropolitan region that are currently experiencing catastrophic flooding.

The people of Texas are coming together to aid one another in this time of crisis, and The Black Wall Street Times is calling on our community to join that effort.

Our national government is headed by unsteady and untested leadership, so we must stand in the gap for our neighbors to the South.  Please consider joining the relief effort through one of the following ways:

Donating to one of the following organizations assisting storm victims:

Providing housing for evacuees through Airbnb

Tulsa, let’s be a source of hope to our friends who are experiencing tragedy in this time.

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