The term Tulsa Massacre began trending on Twitter on Wednesday (October 27) with users sharing when was the first time they learned of the tragic event that took place a century ago in Oklahoma.
“Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten” is a documentary that examines the tragic events that lead to the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. With the help of first-hand accounts from survivors and the work of present-day activists, Tulsa's hidden story will be set free on its 100th anniversary.
Kanye West hasn't decided to drop out of the 2020 Presidential Race after all. According to TMZ, Kanye West has indeed continued with his presidential run by officially registering as a candidate. On Thursday (Jul 16), Yeezy completed the first round of paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Filing out the State of Candidacy form, Kanye reveals that he met the minimum requirement of raising at least $5000 in campaign-related expenses, which allowed him to officially add his name to the ballot under the federal campaign law.
It seems that the reckoning of the United States is having a positive impact on decisions for all people of color. On Thursday (Jul 9) In one of its final rulings of the year, the U.S. Supreme Court released a decision that designates a large portion of Oklahoma as tribal territory. Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, an appointee of President Donald Trump, sided with the court's four liberal judges in the landmark decision, according to The New York Times.
An Oklahoma Black man who was doing his job was detained for more than half an hour by white men who demanded to know why he was in their neighborhood.
The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 has largely been ignored by historians and only the most studious have learned about the tragic event that left hundreds of Black people dead. A mass grave has been unearthed at the site of the so-called riots and is possibly linked to the Black Wall Street area.
A Starbucks in Oklahoma fired an employee and apologized for their actions after the former worker wrote a cop’s order as “PIG” in the name portion. The employee allegedly apologized to the cop, saying it was just a joke.
Of America’s many instances of violence against Black people, one of the more pointed examples of this took place during the summer of 1921 in Tulsa, Okla. The new HBO series Watchmen depicted the incidents of the 1921 Black Wall Street Massacre, also known as the Tulsa Race Riot, and many on Twitter are learning […]
The now-viral dance craze sparked by Internet personality Shiggy which employed Drake‘s “In My Feelings” track still has a lot of legs and even has federal agencies warning folks against doing the dance outside moving cars. The state of Oklahoma applied their troll cap and used a highway road sign to communicate to drivers that […]
A protest against the Black Lives Matter movement Monday (Oct. 31) at Southeastern Oklahoma State University turned violent when white protestors decided to cut the fool. One anti-BLM protestor at the event actually had the audacity to accuse the Black people of having STDs among other negative quips.
Betty Shelby, the Tulsa Police Department officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, has been officially charged with manslaughter. According to an affidavit filed Thursday, Officer Shelby overreacted in her approach to Crutcher and didn’t use proper protocol while on the scene.