Published 12/17/2019 | Reading Time 1 min 30 sec By BWST Editorial Board The Black Wall Street Times Editorial Board joins elected officials, organizations and citizens across Tulsa in calling on city […]
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Tulsa, OK forecasts additional storms with torrential rains in the area, bringing with them the risk of “catastrophic” flooding.
TULSA, OK – Water covers the roadway up and down Riverside Drive, with some areas experiencing more than a foot of flooding. At the Gathering Place, portions of the riverside walkway were […]
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 […]
“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 […]
A year after Tulsa’s first Equality Indicators report was released, data shows it’s clear the city needs bold leadership and action to create needed change.
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 […]