Cece Jones-Davis (left) and Antoinette Jones (right) at All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma — Photos by BWSTimes Staff Published 05/26/2020 | Reading Time 3 min 20 sec By Nehemiah D. Frank, founding […]
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.
If Tulsa city officials erase the BLM mural, it will only show that Black people have lost complete control of Greenwood and the historic Black Wall Street.
President Donald J. Trump is intentional when it comes to masking his racism. He creates the illusion that he’s for racial unity by using American symbols of liberty without delivering the whole history.
Greenwood to welcome Rev. Al Sharpton, Russell Westbrook, Lakeside Band and Le’Andrea Johnson for Juneteenth Celebration
A collective of community-based organizations have united together to host Tulsa’s annual, Juneteenth, honoring the emancipation of slavery. This celebration will happen in the heart of the Historic Greenwood District, Home of America’s Black Wall Street, this Friday, June 19 from 11 AM to 10 PM.
In the real world, 74-year-old Donald Shaw is walking on the empty, parched grass slope by Tulsa’s noisy crosstown expressway. He’s on the other side of the city’s historical white-black dividing line from where President Donald Trump will hold a rally Saturday with his overwhelmingly white supporters.
Mayor Bynum has the power pursuant to Title 8, Tulsa Revised Ordinances, Section 200 and the Oklahoma Emergency Management Act, 63 O.S. § 683.3, to place a moratorium on large indoor gatherings, or to at least limit their size. This is a public health issue and not a political one. Lives are on the line.