Of all the ways that John Lewis influenced American life and politics, his indelible impact on young people may be among the most enduring. From student activist to elder statesman, Lewis continually encouraged the nation’s youth to start “good trouble” — and modeled just how to do that.
The policy, laid out in a memo released Friday, was described by officials as a creative way to bar the flag’s display without openly contradicting or angering President Donald Trump, who has defended people’s rights to display it.
Amid a soaring spike in coronavirus cases across the state of Oklahoma, Tulsa County’s latest COVID-19 data suggests that people of color, particularly Asian and Latinx people, are being harmed disproportionately by the virus.
“The racism that destroyed Black Wall Street in 1921 is alive and well in 2020. I have never, in person, seen mobs so filled with hate as I did today. I hope our city leaders will stand-up and repudiate the racist attacks we endured today on the steps of city hall,” Rev. Dr. Robert Turner said.
The search at Oaklawn Cemetery thus far has revealed common household trash, animal bones and a shell casing that is not believed to be connected to the massacre, State Archaeologist of Oklahoma Kary Stackelbeck said.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home, making him the first U.S. governor to report testing positive.
The state Attorney General Mike Hunter told local media that calling attention to Jones’ case brings only pain to the Howell family. By asking the defendant’s family and community to be silent, he’s asking Julius Jones to die quietly.