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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.

NBA star Russell Westbrook has stepped into the arena of films by announcing that he is producing a series centered around the 1921 Tulsa race riots. On Tuesday (Jun 9), the Houston Rocket guard announced via Variety that he was executive producing the series, titled "Terror In Tulsa: The Rise And Fall Of Black Wall Street" in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson and the production company Blackfin.

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.

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 […]

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.

Indifference is perhaps one of the most complex and potentially dangerous emotions a person can have towards another human being. And with this latest police shooting in Tulsa, Okla. involving unarmed Black man Terence Crutcher, the nation once again has to grapple with trying to understand how Black lives are largely disposable.

Tensions are high in Tulsa, Okla. after a video clip showing Black unarmed man Terence Crutcher being gunned down by an officer despite being in a submissive position. Officials are urging calm in light of the video’s release, and Crutcher’s family is demanding justice against the offending officer.

A very young grandmother is cherishing the fact that she’s alive after her 11-year-old grandson allegedly shot her in the head.

A pair of Black dance instructors traveling with one of their white students got a rude awakening from Houston police over the weekend.

In today’s age of internet celebrities, you’ve got to get as much out of that 15 minutes that you can. Sweet Brown is no different. 

Lashonda Tashia Cummings must be in the running to become one of the worst mothers in America, because her assault on her 3-year-old child just earned her some votes. The Oklahoma mom was charged with felony child abuse Friday (Aug. 3), for pushing her young daughter down a flight of stairs, and then finishing off the […]