"It is no coincidence that Greenwood was destroyed and the Osage Reign of Terror began. The motives of greed, envy and bigotry fueled both. They continue today," says Joe Connor, publisher of the Fairfax Chief.
The Tulsans who went to the polls on March 3, 2015, and voted in support of the bond may not have realized the legacy they would leave for Tulsa children, but I can see it so clearly across the school district today, writes the former Tulsa Public School superintendent.
Legislators who have chosen to criminalize dissent rather than address the structural racism in our law enforcement and other systems have not learned from our history and are intensifying the conditions that led to last summer’s uprising, write columnists Puneet Cheema and Rep. Regina Goodwin The answer to last year’s protests is not further criminalization, but rather to address the racial inequities that sparked them.