In one instance, the dictionary defines the word “great” as representing “quality, or eminence considerably above the normal or average."
For the last year or so, the idea of visiting a local restaurant and requesting to be seated outside wasn’t simply a way to enjoy a meal and a…
“Just because a color is popular in magazines doesn’t mean it will add value to a house in your area,” Tulsa, Oklahoma-based real estate agent Paul Wheeler told HomeLight. “Cutting edge colors only work in cutting edge areas. Places like New York or L.A. pick up color trends first, then they trickle down to the middle of the country a few years later. So if we’re too far ahead of the trends, buyers aren’t going to like it.”
There is ample evidence that such investment is both, necessary and timely if we are to remain the global economic leader in this Century and beyond. My hope is that we will strive to become the global leader in morality as well.
Tulsa Race Massacre survivors attend the Black Wall Street Memorial March
Take a drone tour of the Oklahoma’s quirky roadside attractions along the iconic Route 66. From the Blue Whale to the Golden Driller, these at…
Video from May 19, 2021 via C-SPAN. Viola Fletcher, who just turned 107, said in an address that she is "asking my country to acknowledge what…
The embers had barely cooled before Black Tulsans began rebuilding Greenwood Avenue.
The documentaries coincide with the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
As the centennial of The Tulsa Race Massacre approaches, (May 31 — June 1, 1921) I decided to share dialogue in recognition of the great people of Tulsa Oklahoma's Greenwood Community (Black Wall Street) and on how their example can be duplicated in urban centers like Gary.
Viola Fletcher of Bartlesville was greeted with a series of video messages, including from actors Danny Glover and Piper Perabo, musician Michael Stipe and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, among others.
For survivors and descendants of the race massacre, the oral history — at least much of it — has long circulated throughout family trees and among generations past and present.
A forensic scientist recommends a two-phase process once the remains are exhumed. The first phase would be to collect DNA samples from the remains and determine the samples’ integrity. The second phase would be to contract with a lab partner to help with identification.
Another fascinating option should the Packers decide to reverse course and use a premium pick on a position all-too-frequently neglected in past years, Zaven Collins (above) was a tackling machine as an every-down linebacker for Tulsa, finishing his three-year career with 244 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks and five interceptions. He has the size, speed, range and versatility to be a decade-long starter in the NFL.
Tulsa's historical inequities between north and south neighborhoods include provider access and health outcomes. The past 20 years have focused on improving a life expectancy gap, but it is stubbornly stuck at a decade less of life for those in north Tulsa.
Additional coverage as the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre nears
The present-day legacy of Tulsa's Greenwood District is its extraordinary pre-Tulsa Race Massacre period when Black people controlled their own cultural and economic destiny underscored by more than 600 businesses at its height.
Wheeler, today a retired Oklahoma National Guard brigadier general and former Tulsa Community College history instructor, reflected recently on the experience behind that writing project.
The 11,000-square-foot history center is taking shape in Greenwood, with the dedication set for June 2.
Centennial Commission Project Manager Phil Armstrong talks about the development of Greenwood Rising. Ian Maule/Tulsa World
"Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles" presents true-crime stories as told by journalists from regional newspapers around America. The sixth episode of the debut series continues to exploring the 1977 Oklahoma Girl Scout murders.
Morton Comprehensive Health Services Chief Executive Officer Susan Savage addressed vaccine distribution on Feb. 4