Drone footage of the 1921 Mass Grave Excavation | Photo courtesy of the City of Tulsa Published 10/21/2020 | Reading Time 3 min 46 sec By BWSTimes Staff TULSA, Okla. — Scientists may […]
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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.
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.
“To choose the date, to come to Tulsa, is totally disrespectful and a slap in the face to even happen,” said Sherry Gamble Smith, president of Tulsa’s Black Wall Street Chamber of Commerce, an organization named after the prosperous black community that white Oklahomans burned down in a 1921 attack.
Many cries of unfairness during negative interactions between blacks and whites often ends with blacks not easily believed.