Published 04/02/2020 | Reading Time 5 min 28 sec TULSA, Okla. – Hunger Free Oklahoma is pairing locally-owned restaurants with Tulsa Public Schools sites to provide free meals to struggling families in […]
Gov. Kevin Stitt said, “This is a personal responsibility, and I don’t believe that we can arrest people [who violate executive orders].” However, the Governor’s comment directly contradicts that of Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum.
“I want to be clear that this is not a recommendation; this is an order to protect the lives of Tulsans. It will be enforced by the Tulsa Police Department. Officers have desecration to issue citations and, if absolutely necessary, take people to jail for violation of this order.”
Due to the COVID-19 threat, the test excavation will be postponed until it is safe to continue.
Mayor Bynum recommends that organizers of events that draw more than 250 people should cancel, postpone, modify these events or offer online streaming services.
“Year after year, when no money was in the budget, Jane Malone would come forth and demand that enough money be there to keep the center open. Sometimes she would be the only one, and we wanted to do right by Chamberlain,” Mayor G.T. Bynum said.
While Tulsa’s Mayor attempts to publicize himself as a champion for black massacre victims on one hand and a champion for police on the other, black North Tulsans seeking reprieve from further transgressions by local government will have to use the only effective weapon at their disposal: cell phone video.