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Astronaut Bill Pogue

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon, Oklahomans should know that a young man who was born in Okemah, Oklahoma and grew up in Sand …

Father’s day – June 16, 2019

Record your family’s stories. Now. Don’t wait. No Excuses. For the full article visit: https://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/columnists/john-erling-record-your-family-s-stories-now-don-t/article_2600fe4c-e79e-5163-8f0f-824ad8b5e968.html.

Tulsa Race Massacre Anniversary

The Tulsa Race Massacre, previously known as the Tulsa Race Riot, took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921. It is considered one of the worst incidents of racial violence in …

Tulsa Tribune May 31, 1921

On the first day of the Tulsa Massacre, the Tulsa Tribune published a story with the headline “Nab Negro for Attacking Girl in an Elevator”. Jenkin “Jenk” Jones Jr. was …