Local Tulsan and commentator SC King writes a powerful thought piece about the often diminished roles that Black and brown characters have played in Game of Thrones series after the stunning ending […]
“His head and mouth were bleeding, my kids were screaming”: Back-to-back high profile incidents of excessive policing in Tulsa increase calls for reform
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 […]
Black women 4 times more likely to die giving birth than white women; local orgs fight to change that
Nearly a dozen local organizations came together at the start of Black Maternal Health Week to end deadly disparities in healthcare for Black mothers
‘Obama will be hanged’: Oklahoma Democratic Party HQ vandalized, lives threatened in apparent hate crime
Racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic language and Nazi propaganda used to vandalize the Oklahoma Democratic Party HQ in an apparent hate crime.
Lawyers for Empire Star Jussie Smollett hit back hard against the Chicago Police Department and District Attorney’s office on Tuesday morning after all sixteen charges against the actor for allegedly faking a hate crime were suddenly dropped.
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.