First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading her message with billboards demanding justice for the Kentucky woman shot to death during a police raid.
The Black Wall St Times
A Digital Media Company
Kansas City Council members voted 12-1 Thursday in favor of a resolution saying the city “recognizes the importance and significance of the Black Lives Matter movement and desires to commemorate the message through painting street murals,” the Kansas City Star reported.
Black women are mobilized and demanding an overdue return on their investment. Over the last several years and across America, Black women ran and won elections in historic numbers, from Congress to county school boards.
A Black Lives Matter mural on historic Greenwood Avenue in Tulsa’s Greenwood District, also known as Black Wall Street, has been vandalized with blue paint.
The Greg Robinson for Tulsa Mayor campaign raised a staggering $78,484.07 during this previous quarter, which is impressive considering Robinson just announced his candidacy for mayor on June 6 — halfway through the last quarter.
During the interview, Fahler announced that he’s still against mask mandates. In July, he was one of two city councilors who voted against that Tulsa mask mandate. Connie Dodson of District 6 was the other city councilor who voted against the mask mandate.
The angry protestors are coming for public statues of historic Americans as diverse as Confederate traitors like Robert E. Lee and slave-owning American founders like George Washington. But what do you do when a school building or an entire school system is the monument representing past wrongs? That might be more of a problem than you think.