Council Oak Elementary, formerly Robert E. Lee Elementary, was dedicated with its new name on May 10th, 2019, with guest speaker Ben Yahola, of the Muskogee Creek Nation.
HipHop 918 Kickin’ It Old School returns with Big Daddy Kane, Roxanne Shante, Slick Rick the Ruler, MC Lyte, and Steph Simon
“Tulsan showed up and made Hip Hop 918 a huge success last year! We are excited to bring back the pioneers of hip hop for our community to enjoy a fun-filled night with entertainment and dance reminiscent of the ’80s and ’90s.”
Local Tulsan and commentator SC King writes a powerful thought piece about the often diminished roles that Black and brown characters have played in Game of Thrones series after the stunning ending […]
Recognizing the talent and passion within the Tulsa community Black Wall Street Chamber of Commerce is seeking submissions for the t-shirt commemorating our 2019 Tulsa Juneteenth celebration. The design selected will fit with this year’s Prince theme as well as represent what it means to celebrate blackness in Tulsa. “Juneteenth”, “Tulsa”, and “2019” will be present in the selected design.
MollyWatta and Mathew Phipps Featured in the Ninth Installment of Black Wall Street Gallery’s Conciliation Series
Artistic director Dr. Ricco Wright- “…conciliation suggests mediating between parties at odds with one another. It also allows space for acknowledgment, apology, and reparation.”
“Seeing somebody that can do that from Oklahoma inspired me to say I can do that too,” McSwain said.
I found a society of Black people who did more than assimilate into Victorian society. They expanded what black and Victorian culture looked like. Thus they proved that cultural identity and personal identity cannot be confined or solely defined by skin tone. This sparked a fervor in me to further immortalize these people through the power of the portrait.