Community leaders sent out the following press release detailing a press conference in opposition to a Tulsa County Sherriff’s Office/CLEET class being taught by Officer Betty Shelby this coming Tuesday, August 28th: […]
Tomi, a white woman, places herself between two blackmen: Turned-activist Colin Kaepernick and Cowboy’s football quarterback Dak Prescott.
Written in collaboration by community leaders Rev. Gerald Davis and Laura Bellis, Nate Morris and members of The United League for Social Action (TULSA) www.weareTULSA.org “Where you go is up to you. […]
This ordinance is in no way aligned with the mayor’s vision for “One Tulsa” or the “Resilience Plan” his office recently released.
Because of this, the editorial board of The Black Wall Street Times urges Mayor G.T. Bynum to veto the ordinance when it comes before him this week.
Earlier this month, President Trump selected Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, setting the stage for what will no doubt be a contentious nomination contest. To most, Kavanaugh’s selection as someone from the conservative Heritage Foundation’s shortlist is not surprising, but his vocal support for an Executive Branch with as few restrictions as possible makes him a more concerning decision than most.
Historically and presently, white America uses authority derived from the state to maintain control through policing of Black lives. Recent incidents throughout America, from the disruption of a family barbeque in Oakland, to the arrest of two Black men from a Starbucks in Philadelphia, demonstrate an unreconciled contradiction regarding race in our society.
Clara and her followers, mostly teenagers, were among the first set of organized and peaceful protesters in America, practicing sit-ins in Oklahoma for the purpose to integrate the state. Their actions, as nonviolent activist, were the catalyst for the sit-ins throughout the American south that ushered in the greatest era of inclusivity in America, which was integration. Clara Luper’s name in and of itself is now a symbol of American excellence and represents America’s desire for equality.