By Fred L. Jones, Jr.


Saturday January 18th, 9:00 am at Carver Middle School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Six Tulsa Public Schools teams will participate in our MLK Tulsa 7th Annual Middle School Basketball Open.

The Anti Bullying Forum will be conducted by former NFL and NCAA representative Guy Troupe and former SodexMAJIC Executive Ken Holdman both native Tulsan’s and former Tulsa Public Schools student/athletes.

The tournament will have Community Vendors, Special Guest Dance Performances from Wise Moves Dance Academy and The Walt Whitman Baby Hornets, Guest DJ and free lunch for Students. Continental Breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. and Lunch will be served immediately following the 3rd morning game.Anti-Bullying forum is conducted during lunch hour.

This year’s sponsors are MLK Tulsa, StingRay Graphics, The Nancy McDonald Foundation, Tulsa Public Schools, Tulsa Area Food Bank, Marvs Retro Bar and Grill, Panera Bread, Billy Simms BBQ, Troupe21 and Associates, The Ken Holdman Foundation and The Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge.

For more information call MLK Tulsa at 918 933 8742 or email