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.
Smith envisions a 60ft Christmas Tree with a lighting ceremony just after the Thanksgiving holidays on site.
By Staff Writer | Nehemiah D. Frank, Editor in Chief Tulsa, Okla. – LaPortia Burks is a younger sister, an African-American woman, who is serious about her business. Ms. […]
North Tulsa faces a serious health crisis, the life expectancy for North Tulsa residents is 12.3 years shorter than those who live on the south side of the tracks. Discount dollar stores have a hand to play in the community’s crisis because they sell dangerous and unhealthy products.
Economic development that relies on members of the community it benefits, not the local government, is the formula that has been proven to work. Just ask those who rebuilt the Black Wall Street.
“‘If you wait for perfect conditions you’ll never get anything done,'” Phil quote comes from the Book of Ecclesiastes 11:4.
After analyzing the roots of this word, it’s clear that we have failed as a city at reconciliation. At what point do we begin the hard work of genuine, working reconciliation?
“God, if I have to spend the rest of my life in prison I just ask that you be here with me. I give you my walk and talk from here on out.”