When King learned the woman’s name was Lucille, he named his guitar after her “to remind himself to never fight over a woman or run into a burning building,” the auction house said.
Bates first became motivated to write as a coping mechanism to deal with a traumatic experience he had as a child at age 10. It was an unfortunate moment where he became the witness, nearly, losing his father. The encounter traumatized him to the point of muteness, but that moment, also, triggered an inner force, he had no idea he possessed — a love for the creative arts.
Tenth Installment of Black Wall Street Gallery’s Conciliation Series Features Tailynn Tindall and Taylor Painter-Wolfe
Artistic director Dr. Ricco Wright- “…conciliation suggests mediating between parties at odds with one another. It also allows space for acknowledgment, apology, and reparation.”
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.