Biden pushes for US voting rights law as restrictions mount

President Joe Biden used the 100th anniversary of Tulsa’s race massacre to make a plea for sweeping legislation in Congress to protect the right to vote as Republican-led governments in Texas and other states pass new restrictions making it tougher to cast ballots. Biden, marking the centennial in Oklahoma on Tuesday, called out lawmakers in Congress —Continue reading “Biden pushes for US voting rights law as restrictions mount”

Tulsa Race Massacre events could be targeted by white supremacist groups, Department of Homeland Security warns

The Tulsa Police Department said it is prepared and has asked for the public to report anything unusual. The Tulsa Race Massacre’s centennial commemorations in Oklahoma could draw racial violence and white supremacist groups, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned in a bulletin. “We assess that upcoming commemoration events associated with the 100thContinue reading “Tulsa Race Massacre events could be targeted by white supremacist groups, Department of Homeland Security warns”

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt removed from the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission

Gov. Kevin Stitt has officially been removed from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission. The comes after Stitt signed a bill limiting race and gender curriculums in Oklahoma schools earlier in May. House Bill 1775 prohibits state public schools, colleges, and universities from incorporating certain messages about sex and race into any course instruction.Continue reading “Oklahoma Gov. Stitt removed from the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission”

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