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Alpha Kappa Alpha Honors Legacy of Black Wall Street

Will Provide Free COVID-19 Vaccines and Mammograms This Weekend in Tulsa CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of all that is occurring in...

Survivors of 1921 Tulsa Oklahoma Massacre to make new memories in Ghana

Two surviving elders of the Tulsa Oklahoma Massacre of 1921 will make 'The Journey of a Lifetime' to Ghana, West Africa, later this year....

COMMENTARY:Bombing America

by Oscar Blayton, Esq. Centennials are usually celebratory affairs. Marking the passing of 100 years since a significant event, by its nature, can occur only once. For this reason, it is no surprise that people take these opportunities to conduct parades, give speeches and enjoy a hearty, self-administered pat on the back.  But when the significant event 100 years in the past is one of mass murder and a glaring manifestation of the race hatred that has been endemic in America since its founding, centennials take on a different significance. Revisiting a horrific event such as the 1921 race massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on its 100th anniversary brings with it a need for reflection that does not generate self-congratulation. Rather, it requires a measurement and evaluation of the quality of progress – or lack of progress – in improving race relations and ensuring equal justice for all people that is promised in the Constitution. For months, in anticipation of the Tulsa race massacre centennial, accounts of that...

Study: 228 Years for Blacks to Generate the Wealth Held by Whites

228 years.  According to a new study, it will take the average African-American family 228 years to accumulate the amount of wealth the average...

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