“OAKLAWN” DOCUMENTARY DEPICTS TULSA’S 1921 MASS GRAVES SEARCH

Tulsa Rush

Palpable frustration and anger filled the air as members of the community watched the City of Tulsa rush through a reburial of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims in July, 2021.

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Dear Readers, Tulsa Oklahoma reminded me that the past is more painful than I could have ever imagined…

Black Wall Street

No one really knew where Black Wall Street was after asking several people on the street. I walked around and was headed over a bridge and was stopped by a sign that said “ROAD WORK AHEAD.”

My intuition told me I was going the wrong way,

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Excuse me, are you listening? – A Work in Progress

Rina Risper

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press (Tulsa, OK, 2022)

Dear Readers,

The photos are almost ready from Tulsa. I am very passionate about this trip.

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Excuse me, are you listening? – Tulsa, Oklahoma and Black Owned Media Weekend – Part II

Rina Risper

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press
(Pandemic photo 2022)

Dear Readers,

My Tulsa, Oklahoma visit was eye-opening. Black Owned Media Weekend was one of the first events that I was so excited to attend.

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REMEMBERING SURVIVORS OF THE TULSA RACE MASSACRE WHO NEVER SAW JUSTICE

The three last known living survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre receive a check for a collective $1 million on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 inside the Greenwood Cultural Center.

Photo by Mike Creef / The Black Wall Street Times

By Kesean Cleveland

The Black Wall Street Times

Originally printed on June 3,

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The City of Tulsa was the Klan and Mob in the 1921 Race Massacre

A boy inside the Greenwood Rising museum. Photo by Mike Creef / The Black Wall Street Times

By The Black Wall Street Times

Originally published April 29,

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