North Tulsans Question Race Massacre Graves Investigation

Bynum: City to spend ‘$1 million to continue the search for the graves of victims. 

    • The critique comes a year after the start of excavations for the mass graves.
    • Bynum has doubled down on his public stance supporting the grave’s probe.
    • Chief Egunwale Amusan, an Oversight Committee member and one of its the most vocal critics, dismissed Bynum’s promises and the official status reports – as “superficial, cynical, and inadequate.”


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New York philanthropic couple to donate $1 million to 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors

Ed and Lisa Mitzen, founders of the New York-based nonprofit Business for Good Foundation (BGF), will present a $1 million shared gift this week to the three known living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. 


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Team Alchemy Chosen To Develop Evans Fintube Complex

The Evans Fintube Steering committee selected Team Alchemy in early May, following a year-long process that included three open meetings with the North Tulsa community members and others. The Steering Committee is composed of 15 people, including Council Member Vanessa Hall Harper, educator Laverne Wimberly, TEDC CEO Rose Washington-Jones.



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Independent Panel Issues Blunt Critique Of Tulsa Police

The Tulsa Police Department (TPD) has fallen far short of achieving its “community policing” goals, according to a comprehensive report by CNA, a non-profit research and analysis firm that the department commissioned to examine and provide feedback on how the TPD is doing. Released earlier this month, the report reflects widespread criticism in North Tulsa of the TPD’s commitment to improving its relations with the community. 

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Colour of Music Festival Inc. To Perform April 7th At Tulsa Philbrook Museum Of Art The Colour of Music Festival, Inc. presents a diverse classical repertoire of baroque, classical and 20th-century music at the highest of musical standards to diverse audiences nationally. The festival has presented…

Black History Milestones: Timeline

The date and the story of the enslaved Africans have become symbolic of slavery’s roots.

Civil Rights Activist, Historian and Author Ms.Eddie Faye Gates Now Resting In Glory

By Fred Jones Ms. Eddie Faye Gates was an oral historian and author. She was born and raised in Oklahoma and moved throughout the United States and Europe with her family.…