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Executive Team


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Founder & Editor in Chief

Nehemiah D. Frank is the Founder of the Black Wall St. Times. Frank is also the Co-Executive Producer of the “Dominic Durant Sports Show.” Frank graduated from Harold Washington College in Chicago, IL in General Studies, and earned his second degree in Political Science from Oklahoma State University. He is highly involved in community activism, a middle school teacher at Sankofa School of the Performing Arts, a blogger for Education Post, and dedicates most of his time to protecting, empowering, and uplifting his community. Frank is a 2017 Terence Crutcher Foundation Honoree and has been featured on NBC, Blavity, and Tulsa People.


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Managing Editor

Timantha Norman is the Managing Editor of the Black Wall Street Times. She is an educator who fervently believes in the power of culturally responsive, critical thinking-focused pedagogy in transforming the lives and future prospects of children. She also believes in journalism’s power to give agency and power to historically oppressed populations. Through her activism in the community and as a student of public policy, she understands the importance of harnessing collective, political power in the service of promoting truth and eliminating injustice. She looks forward to harnessing her personal and professional skills in the service of her community.


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Orisabiyi Oyin Williams is a mother of two, an author and the Editorial Assistant of The Black Wall Street Times. Orisabiyi was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and later moved to Tulsa at the age of 10. She graduated from Memorial High School in 1993. She is a Community Activist and believes in leaving her community in a better state than how she found it. Orisabiyi serves as Chair of the Tulsa’s Coalition for Social Justice, a member of The Tulsa African Study Group. Orisabiyi has been involved in initiatives such as bringing awareness and education to the community. Orisabiyi was the Campaign Manager for City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper and helped establish the African American Affairs Commission in Tulsa, with City Councilor and Community Activist Vanessa Hall Harper. 


Contributors 

Nate Morris

Rebecca Lais

Erika Sanzi 

Dominic Durant

Alaagba Fagbenro Amusan

Hailey Ferguson

Angela Graham

Charity Marcus

Emily Cox Pauli 

Erica Brannon

Hannibal Johnson  

Kandy Whitley-White

Khalil Hakeem 

Lee Ann Crosby

Liz Frank 

Markeida Johnson

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