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.
After years of publishing Black voices online, the media company with the tagline “access is the new civil right” is seeking financial support through a GoFundMe campaign to support Black journalism through the production of their first-ever limited-edition newsprint.
The Greenwood Community invites America to the “I, too, am America Juneteenth Rally for Justice” on Greenwood Ave Home of America’s Black Wall Street. Events begin on Greenwood Ave at 11 AM and will end at 10 PM, with national speakers and musical artists beginning at 6 PM on the main performance stage.
Candace Owens has gone from being the pretty Black girl with the smooth vernacular to having her #Blackgirlmagic card snatched permanently.
The passionate pleas for humanity were overshadowed by a crowd of 287g supporters who fashioned red, white and blue clothing as they argued against allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in Tulsa.
Cormell J. Padillow is a contributing writer/intern for the Black Wall Street Times and is a Wichita, Kansas transplant. He is The Black Wall Street Times’ first intern and is currently a high schooler at Langston Hughes Academy for Art and Technology, a free public charter school. Padillow has been a high school policy debater for 3-years and has competed at the National, State, and local levels. His words and pin have become the tool he uses to change the mind of the many.
I can hear all my kids screaming and crying from the car. They witnessed it all! They didn’t believe Pete was my husband because I wasn’t wearing my ring due to my hands being swollen.