Published 04/14/2019 By: BWST Staff TULSA, OK – “While this man sat calmly at a table with both hands visible, the officer picked him up and slammed him face first into the […]
A year after Tulsa’s first Equality Indicators report was released, data shows it’s clear the city needs bold leadership and action to create needed change.
Loughlin and Huffman are just two of 33 affluent parents caught up in what has been described as “the nation’s largest-ever college admissions bribery case prosecuted by the Justice Department,” according to USA Today.
By: BWST Editorial Board For eight months, Tulsa city councilors have been deliberating around one particular issue: whether or not to hold public hearings about Tulsa Police Department data showing racially biased […]
“We’re still here”: Hundreds fill event center to discuss policing reform and demand action from city leaders
“It’s been 902 days since my twin brother was gunned down in the street,” Dr. Tiffany Crutcher told a crowd of nearly two hundred people who packed the 36th Street North Event Center in Tulsa on Thursday night.
Community leaders won’t wait for city, announce their own public hearings on policing disparities in Tulsa
“Despite Tulsans demanding City Council hearings on the report eight months ago, none have been scheduled. So we’re holding the first hearing,” said a press release from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, ACLU OK and other local organizations
For many in the community, the missing plaques and name changes are emblematic of a deeper, more disturbing trend signifying the erasure of a pivotal piece of the nation’s past.