“I want all of my fellow Tulsans to know that I see you. To those who have lived their entire lives feeling their voices didn’t matter – I see you. To those who have grown accustomed to not being a priority – I see you. To those who have been made to feel that you weren’t good enough, qualified enough, important enough, never enough – I see you. To those determined to continue fighting despite the deck being stacked against you – I see you. And to those asking yourself ‘how can I do more?’ – I see you,” mayoral candidate Greg Robinson II.
On the first day of Kwanzaa, Umoja, the sound of beating drums fills an auditorium appropriately named Ancestral Hall inside the Rudisill Regional Library.