Join scholars, activists and other leaders as we address the current events and history that compels reparations and the passage of Congressional Bill H.R. 40 for Black communities impacted by America’s legacy of slavery and racism.
Although the organizers for Sunday’s rally were separate from Saturday’s organizers, Sunday’s reiterated the same list of demands to Tulsa’s Mayor G.T. Bynum.
The owner of Rolling Oaks has finally signed the highly anticipated agreement. Unfortunately, out of caution, the City of Tulsa stated that the Tulsa Mass Graves Investigation scans and excavations have been postponed.
I am of the opinion that the City of Tulsa had an obligation to protect its Black citizens from the White mob but failed miserably. I believe, that to a large degree, the City of Tulsa was the angry and envious mobs corporate. Tulsa, therefore, should pay because it violated its own charter. Black Tulsans should be the recipients of that restitution.
The new gallery will open to the public at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 6, as part of the Tulsa Arts District First Friday Art Crawl. The first installment in The Healing Series will be “Blacklahoma” by Shannon Nicole of Oklahoma City.
The Julius Jones Coalition will host a social justice meeting at the Historic Vernon Chapel AME in Greenwood.
As the community closes out Black History Month, Friendship Church seeks to highlight over 30 local black entrepreneurs who are members of their church and community. The Church will give these entrepreneurs an opportunity to sell their products and services to the community.