We have the power to shift the global economy model back to one of predominantly local commerce one dollar at a time, but do we have knowledge of who our local artists and entrepreneurs are and where to find them?
In what is considered by some a radical move, the Black Wall Street Gallery invites all of Tulsa to not only grapple with the history of the 1921 race massacre, but also to be inspired by the legacy of the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of the original Black Wall Street.
Mr. Freeman didn’t return on Monday but the very next day, on Tuesday, June 22, with an eviction notice, stating that Wanda J’s will have until September 30, 2018, to vacate the Greenwood property.
We’re no longer satisfied with living in a city with just a lot of black people; we want to live in a place where black people are organized and working towards a common conscientious goal. When we consider this new way of thinking in the new black millennial, it tears down all the indicators the prognosticators use to craft their crystal ball images.
With the Civil War not officially ending until 1865 and in the midst of chaos and confusion, an African-American newspaper managed to establish itself in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana.
The government on all levels creates a crisis then half-heartedly attempts to fix the perceived problem by zoning adjustments, urban renewal, predatory lending, and predatory retailing
There are many talented, famous African-Americans that come from Tulsa. We know The Gap Band, Alfre Woodward, Demarco Morgan, Clifton Taulbert and Wayman Tisdale, just to name a few.