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.
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.