Tulsa was as Abu Dhabi is today — bustling, from the black oil that Americans extracted from the grounds below.
“I was so heartbroken. I was hurt. I had a blank stare at one moment, and I just cried,” she said. “I wouldn’t know how it felt because it wasn’t mine to have, but when I knew what I had and should’ve had, it hurt. It just hurt a different way,” the teen said.
For those who think I’m giving this new Republican governor too much credit too soon, I’ll kindly ask you to take a seat. Because when kids are involved, we really need to take party politics out of the conversation.
Isaiah Shoels was days away from his high school graduation at Columbine High school in 1999 in Columbine, Colorado before he became one of the 13 victims of Columbine High School student’s Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.
Richard Zobon Baxter challenged Tulsa County Sheriff Vic Regalado to a friendly boxing match. Regalado declined challenge and to all appearances blocked Baxter from interviewing clients as a Bail Disruptor for The Bail Project. Vic Regalado employed Betty Shelby, the officer who killed unarmed Black man Terence Crutcher, to teach a class on how to survive.
Last month, a reporter from the Washington Post traveled to Tulsa in search of the truth about life in the historic Greenwood District before, during, and after the Black Wall Street Massacre. DeNeen Brown, a resident of Washington D.C., stayed in Tulsa for a few days to talk and visit with Tulsans to see just what makes T-Town tick. Ms. Brown returned to the nation’s capital with her discoveries and stories of the victim’s descendants who had lost lives and property during that monstrous and human-made disaster. The internationally recognized publication has provoked thoughts and discussions, both genuine and evil-natured, among Tulsans surrounding those hidden pages in Tulsa’s darkest chapter of American history.
By: Editorial Board Over the past year, Blake Ewing has proved to the city of Tulsa what an immense hole he will leave to be filled on the city council. He […]