Since the beginning of his quest for the White House, I have seen Mr. O’Rourke demonstrate that he can be an anti-racist advocate. And I think that’s a big deal. In a recent tweet, he shared, “It is not enough not to be racist. We have to be anti-racist. We have to shut down white supremacy, domestic terrorism, and white nationalism.”
If you know anything about Jerica Wortham, you’ll recognize that she’s a socialite. She’s a Tulsa native-born, Booker T. Washington alum, ebony wearing, Cinderella-Esque and spoken word beauty, who puts the vibe into why Tulsa’s becoming a more vibrantly-inclusive and attractive city to live in.
Tulsa has quietly exploded in the national entrepreneurship scene over the past two years, racking up rankings with notable publications, such as “Forbes,” “Nerdwallet,” and “Thumbtack Journal,” as one of the nation’s best cities to start a business in. Only six months into 2017, Tulsa has already been ranked by “WalletHub” as the fourth best city to start a business.
Although some people view encouraging people to buy black as racist, I see it differently. I recognize that catering to a particular cultural niche market is an opportunity to rebuild my community and simultaneously leverage our own buying power so we can all compete in today’s globally competitive market.
Tenth Installment of Black Wall Street Gallery’s Conciliation Series Features Tailynn Tindall and Taylor Painter-Wolfe
Artistic director Dr. Ricco Wright- “…conciliation suggests mediating between parties at odds with one another. It also allows space for acknowledgment, apology, and reparation.”
“The Pathway to Hope walkway will serve to connect and tell the story of the buildings, exhibits and history of the Greenwood area in preparation of the 100th anniversary of the race massacre in 2021,” said Matthews, D-Tulsa.
In partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative, the Tulsa Community Remembrance Coalition’s soil collection ceremony marks the first phase of events leading up to the highly-anticipated opening of the Tulsa County Lynching Memorial, which is scheduled to open in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Historic Vernon Chapel AME Church on September 14, 2019.