Submission Guidelines 

You have something to say? Let us help you amplify your voice. The Black Wall Street Times had over half a million visitors in 2019, and we expect to hit a million visitors this year. We accept opinion pieces, essays, poetry, press releases, etc. Most submissions are between 400 to 600 words, but no more than 800 words.

We reserve the right to edit your submission and trim the title/headline of your submission. We, also, reserve the right to reject it if it doesn’t align with our values. 

Although we have editors, we ask that you proof your write-up to the best of your ability before submission.  

Please, email your submission to

Helpful Links to writing a good opinion piece:

Opinion Tips from the New York Times

Do’s and Don’ts of an Opinion Essay

Do’s and Don’ts of a Persuasive Essay 

Writing Effective Opinion Pieces

Examples of Opinions we’ve published:

The Purposeful Silencing of Black Women in Education

We no longer have to argue with our “sensible” white friends