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 […]
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.
President Donald Trump didn’t move his rally because he cares about Juneteenth — what should be a national holiday. He moved his hate rally from Friday to Saturday because he wants Black voters to support him in November. Nevertheless, Trump already knows he’s going to lose the Black vote by a landslide. He’s not that dumb. So what’s his true reasoning for moving the rally?
“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.