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Tulsa Race Massacre survivor files lawsuit against Tulsa

Almost 100 years ago, white mobs attacked residents of the Greenwood District in North Tulsa, perpetrating one of the most devastating race massacres in the history of the country.. It is unknown exactly how many people were killed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, but it is thought to be as many as 300 individuals. […]

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Countries implement various measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19

While the United States is figuring out how to send students back into schools amid a pandemic, countries in Europe are much closer to navigating life in a post-pandemic world. Things like testing availability, public guidelines and education must all be taken into consideration when a country responds to COVID-19. Countries like New Zealand seem […]

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Protestors challenge racist monuments

When asked in 2018 to consider what should happen in regards to Confederate monuments and statues — should they be taken down completely? What will take their places? Are they representative of a violent and racist American history? Will our history be forgotten and doomed to be repeated? — the response is mixed. Many artists […]

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TikTok sale raises international questions

For most young people now, especially in the U.S., it is difficult to remember, or imagine, how life was without social media. The world seems to be run, or perhaps overrun, by so much information at the touch of a button or the swipe across a screen. One of the newest crazes to hit the […]

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University openings lead to spike in COVID-19 cases

In past years, when students would flood back into their university’s campus in the fall, there was almost a tangible energy in the air: Friends being reunited after months apart, favorite bars and local restaurants filled with chattering students and the library coming to life with study groups and students bustling through before their next […]

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Demystifying the Native American land ruling

In a landmark ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has found that much of the eastern swath of Oklahoma, including Tulsa, encompases Native American reservations. This decision is founded on the fact that the federal government never nullified its granting of the land to the Creek Nation in 1866. Legally, this decision means that tribe members […]

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Bynum wins reelection as Tulsa mayor

Tulsa’s mayoral election culminated in a win by incumbent G.T. Bynum, who will serve another four years as mayor. After the Tuesday election, the results were announced with Bynum winning 52 percent of the vote. A moderate Republican, he was challenged by community activist Greg Robinson, who won 29 percent of the vote, along with […]

Eye on the World 4/6/20

Two dead in France after knife attack prompts terror inquiry French authorities have officially opened a terror investigation following a knife attack on April 4, which left two dead and five wounded. The attack took place in the southeast region of France, at a small shop located in Romans-sur-Isère, near the city of Lyon. The […]