“The students and community are excited. They’ve waited for years to have a facility that is up to par with the rest of the city. Every time I go somewhere, from the barbershop to the grocery store and department stores, everyone is always asking me, ‘Is it ready? When is it going to be ready? I can’t wait.’ I show them a few pictures, and they say, ‘Man, that’s great. That’s cool, man. I love this! This is going to be great!’.”
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Mya’s consistency in making good grades and ambitions to attend college came to an abrupt halt.
6,000 children are adversely affected by maternal incarceration, and that number doesn’t include children whose mothers are in county jails. And it doesn’t include the children who have incarcerated fathers.
When Tulsa Parks Director, and former city councilor, Anna America surveyed area parks the day after 4th of July celebrations. To her dissatisfaction over how some Tulsans left the parks — shells of what were fireworks, she took to Facebook.
A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracking buildings, setting fires, breaking roads and causing several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue for days, if not weeks.
If the chamber worked to get Greenwood listed in the National Registry, the district would receive federal money to preserve and sustain our history — which would promote new black-owned business creation and be a benefit for existing businesses and the community.
“The one-of-a-kind signature events are designed to be world class by distinction and diverse in content to appeal to all demographics and provide unique engagements for guests,” said Tony Moore, Executive Director. “We are proud to share this calendar of events and we look forward to welcoming Tulsans and visitors into the Park for experiences like none other.”