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You might have missed MisFEST, but I sure did not. It was an awesome day of art, empowerment, and love for all things femme.

Check out my photo log of candid MisFEST moments.

Bri, lead singer of Nightingale, representing the 918????[[[[[[
Live art, a chalk rendition of Mother Earth is born.
Powerful spoken word artist between bands.
Lauren Barth’s band.
Black Moon Collective’s Empowered Art installation
Black Moon Collective’s Empowered Art installation.
Black Moon Collective’s Empowered Art installation.
Black Moon Collective’s Empowered Art installation.
Black Moon Collective’s Empowered Art installation.
Miko the Artist gets deep with the founder and CEO of Black Wall Street Arts.
Nightingale gets deep on stage.
Mother Earth coming along nicely.
Amazing volunteers make all the fun possible. Thank you all, you know who you are????
Bearpaw the butterfly!
The Golden Drillette.
Lincka dropping knowledge and beats for the first time in Tulsa!
Faye Moffett and her band killing it.

Literary Editor

Casey McLerran is the Literary Editor at the Black Wall Street Times. She is a Sooner State transplant from Forest Hills, NY. McLerran arrived in Oklahoma at the age of three shortly after gentrification displaced her and her family out of their home in New York. At first glance, many think they have McLerran figured out. To be frank, she’s a biracial American young woman that unapologetically embraces her half-African identity — a feminist-womanist she is. Her pen operates as her voice as well as her sword. Her accolades include the 2018 Rural Oklahoma Poetry Museum’s Oklahoma Poem Award, a business management degree, and her three beautiful children. Her objective with the Black Wall Street Times is to elevate and amplify the literary art of modern black American culture, pay tribute to African-American literary trailblazers, all while simultaneously linking and introducing children to the world of colorful American writers.

The Black Wall Street Times is a news publication located in Tulsa, Okla. and Atlanta, Ga. At The BWSTimes, we focus on elevating the stories of our beloved Greenwood community, elevating the stories of...