By: Nate Morris Late last week, the San Antonio Police Department released the body-camera footage of an officer involved shooting from October that left an unarmed Black teen dead. Eighteen-year-old Charles Roundtree, […]
City Attorney reportedly advises city councilors to keep Councilor Hall-Harper out of special meetings on policing.
By: Nate Morris, senior editor Last Fall, District One Tulsa City Councilwoman Vanessa Hall-Harper was denied the opportunity to attend a conference on community policing after the City Attorney’s Office, lead by […]
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.