When attending an Omaley B. concert, one finds their-self traveling nearly a century backward to an age of absolute resilience, self-determination, Black unity, and brilliance.
Once Omaley takes them their,
Sounds of rhythm and blues permeate the air as his once-in-a-century, unique voice kindles their hearts and ears with the nostalgic phantasms of a formidable and awe-inspiring past-legacy. A real history lesson on the greatness and excellence of Black Wall Street is rendered.
Recently, political science professor J. Martin Rochester penned a critical response to a front-page story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch entitled “St. Louis Teachers Turn Their Classrooms Into Hubs of Social Justice.” Unfortunately, his response reveals that he may have forgotten to actually read past the headline of the article.
By Orisabiyi Williams|Contributing Editor Liz Varmecky Frank When we talk about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we talk about the March on Washington, his famous “I Have a Dream…” speech, MLK Day […]
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.
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. […]
These heroes attempted to inform us that it was okay to be black and be damn proud of it.
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?
Angels of light flew on chariots of steel through the night sky. They reached their unmelonated palms and abominable fingers into the heavens, grabbed a hand full of stars and angrily cast them in jealousy upon the joy filled descendants of Ibraham that dwelled in the District of Greenwood in the diaspora.
Black Economic Expo Foundation The Exchange Center at Expo Square April 8-9, 2017 4145 E. 21st St Tulsa, OK 74114 (918) 280-8214 About the Black Economic Expo Economic Expo (BEE) is a diverse event […]