Candidly, when I see some White elected leaders at the MLK parades, Juneteenth festivals, Black churches during election season, and their social media posts during ‘Black History Month,’ I can’t seem to control the stinging feeling palpitating from the epicenter of my existence, flagging their unauthenticity.
Both our mayor and our city have nothing to gain and much to lose from continuing to ignore the voices of Tulsans in support of a show that targets Black, brown and poor communities in the name of entertainment.
The Black Wall Street Times is committed to educating its readers and the public on seeds that lead to injustice. We, therefore, stand with all marginalized communities as many of them have stood with us through the Civil Rights era and beyond. We vow to speak against all evils even when it comes from people who look like us. We stand by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Published 12/17/2019 | Reading Time 1 min 30 sec By BWST Editorial Board The Black Wall Street Times Editorial Board joins elected officials, organizations and citizens across Tulsa in calling on city […]
Indigenous Oklahomans ask Thanksgiving celebrators to learn the struggles Native Americans face today
Indigenous Oklahomans who come together on the day which falsely commemorates national unity between the first colonial settlers and Native Americans, their minds fill with the hypocrisy in which the historical holiday is portrayed.
Trump finally found a stadium full of people who won’t boo him — in the old Confederate and former slavery and slave-trading loving southern state of Alabama, a state that ranks at the bottom in every measurable category.
From where I’m sitting, President Trump remains alive and comfortably seated in his privilege at the White House with continued support from millions of Republicans who get excited and seemingly energized at every divisively destructive word he chooses to utter out of his unfiltered mouth.