In 1921, the “proud, rich, black” community in Tulsa suffered a brutal massacre — up to 300 black Tulsans were murdered by white residents, and a thriving neighborhood of that Oklahoma city burned to the ground.
By News Desk and Associated Press
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently that much of eastern Oklahoma remains Native land. The decision granted jurisdictional control for most criminal justice cases to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and four neighboring tribal nations. Now, members of Congress and tribal…
By Jeffrey Brown, Alex D'Elia
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he’s the first governor in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home.
By Sean Murphy, Associated Press
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed Native American rights to millions of acres of land in eastern Oklahoma. The 5-4 opinion granted jurisdictional control to the Muscogee Nation and extends to four neighboring tribal nations, which together make up…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos.
By Matt Loffman
There were no presidential primaries on Tuesday, but there were several surprising House and Senate races that could offer some insight into voter priorities and enthusiasm with just four months left until Election Day. Oklahoma voted…
The GOP version of a police reform bill stalled in the Senate Wednesday, after Democrats said it didn’t go far enough. Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, one of the Republicans who worked on the bill, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Frank Carlson, Lena I. Jackson
The historic Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was known a century ago as “the Black Wall Street” for being among the most prosperous parts of the U.S. for Black Americans. But in 1921, a white mob murdered some 300 Black…
By Gretchen Frazee
Up to 300 black Tulsans were murdered by white residents, and a thriving neighborhood burned to the ground.
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