Pushed Out: How Public-Private Partnerships Work to Deter Black Wealth Acquisition (Part 2 of 3)

by Contributing Writer Mana Tahaie In the first part of this series, we looked at the historical policies that created an economic system hostile to Black wealth creation. In this article, we will explore how discriminatory housing and development policies paved the way for gentrification in the Greenwood and Near North neighborhoods.  Gentrification According toContinue reading “Pushed Out: How Public-Private Partnerships Work to Deter Black Wealth Acquisition (Part 2 of 3)”

The Importance of Community Voice in Community Development

by Senior Writer Becca Lais “At least it’s something.” This is a statement that North Tulsa community members are tired of hearing, much less accepting. Kandy Whitley-White shared this sentiment as she spoke about the Unity Heritage Plan created and amended by the Tulsa Development Authority (TDA). She is one of several concerned community membersContinue reading “The Importance of Community Voice in Community Development”