George Kaiser’s Social Impact Philanthropy: How a Billionaire Transformed North Tulsa’s Misery into a Cash Cow

by Contributing Writer Julianne M. Romanello, Ph.D. In the elite circles of big philanthropy, Tulsa, Oklahoma has earned quite a reputation. Tulsa received the Readers’ Choice Award for “Best City for Philanthropy” in a 2018 poll conducted by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. This was not the first time Tulsa received national attention for its generosity.Continue reading “George Kaiser’s Social Impact Philanthropy: How a Billionaire Transformed North Tulsa’s Misery into a Cash Cow”

Race massacre commission’s lack of transparency and inclusion causes concern in community

by Staff Writer Deon Griggs In July of 2016, Senator Kevin Matthews announced the Tulsa Race Massacre Commission’s proposal. This commission’s primary goal was to educate the public at large about the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, as well as the impact it had on the state and the nation. The commission also wished toContinue reading “Race massacre commission’s lack of transparency and inclusion causes concern in community”