President Donald Trump said Friday in a series of tweets that he is rescheduling his first campaign rally in months to a day later so it won’t conflict with the Juneteenth observance of the end of slavery in the United States.
“As we head into the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a horrific and racist event, let’s make no mistake about it: our leaders did not care about Black lives then, and our leaders do not care about Black lives now. If they did, they would not be rolling out the red carpet, celebrating and capitulating to the most racist president we’ve had in our modern history,” Kojo Asamoa-Caesar says.
The Greenwood Community invites America to the “I, too, am America Juneteenth Rally for Justice” on Greenwood Ave Home of America’s Black Wall Street. Events begin on Greenwood Ave at 11 AM and will end at 10 PM, with national speakers and musical artists beginning at 6 PM on the main performance stage.
Shame on Tulsa officials and Governor Stitt for welcoming this filth into Tulsa county. The fallout from this decision will be significant, with black community members bearing the brunt of this decision.
“I want all of my fellow Tulsans to know that I see you. To those who have lived their entire lives feeling their voices didn’t matter – I see you. To those who have grown accustomed to not being a priority – I see you. To those who have been made to feel that you weren’t good enough, qualified enough, important enough, never enough – I see you. To those determined to continue fighting despite the deck being stacked against you – I see you. And to those asking yourself ‘how can I do more?’ – I see you,” mayoral candidate Greg Robinson II.
“Sunday afternoon, as I packed and prepared to leave Tulsa, Oklahoma, I fully intended on engaging in radical self-care while binge-watching 90-day fiance. Instead, when I opened my Facebook application, I had been tagged in a post in which YET ANOTHER Mid-Del public school teacher, Kemper Rigg, was caught spewing racial rhetoric toward the black community.”
Many cries of unfairness during negative interactions between blacks and whites often ends with blacks not easily believed.