If history was thoroughly taught with Black kids and their people’s story in mind, perhaps we wouldn’t have millions of Americans marching in the streets during a global pandemic because of the continued racial injustices we see against Black lives.
Bynum seemingly tried to make his post appear as if the Tulsa Police Department endorsed him by leaving off the word ‘department’. Does he think Tulsans aren’t smart? Some Tulsans spoke against his inappropriate and deceptive actions.
For District 1 Tulsa City Councilor, The Black Wall Street Times proudly endorses Vanessa Hall-Harper for reelection, as she clearly demonstrates she is for ALL Tulsans. Not only is Harper the best representative for Black Tulsans living within her district, but for Black lives dwelling beyond her district’s borders.
Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.
The parents of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after officers in suburban Denver stopped him on the street last year and put him in a chokehold, sued police and medical officials Tuesday.
As Blacks, we know us. We get us. We are not scared of us because we do not see each other’s Black bodies as weapons. Our Black skin does not evoke fear. Though, for law enforcement, our blackness disproportionately warrants an excuse to “shoot to kill,” and it is due to this normality that the Black community collectively fears a blue uniform and gold badge. But is it right to fear each other, color for color?
Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland residents themselves — and their feelings about the unrest are nuanced and diverse.