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Burris Goes to Black Wall Street to Hold Presser for Woman Mistreated by Arkansas Police

Tulsa, OK – The day after Juneteenth, John Burris and his staff used the historic backdrop of Tulsa’s Black Wall Street, the site of racial violence against a burgeoning community 100 years ago, to announce he and his staff were filing a Federal Civil Rights complaint against the County of Sebastian, its sheriff and officers, as well as the Greenwood Police Chief and his officers for egregious and unreasonable force used by Sebastian and Greenwood police officers against a young black 19-year-old female restaurant chef, Tyler Unique McClain.
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A new mentorship program is being launched to help kids learn about the history of north Tulsa and Greenwood – while also finding out what it takes to be a BMX Champion. The program’s called R.I.S.E., which stands for resiliency, inclusion, social awareness and education. The hope to...
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