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On Friday June 4, 2021 I attended a meeting with Secretary of State Blinken. The purpose of the meeting was to talk all things #Palestine
#SheikJarrah #Silwan #Jerusalem #Gaza #EqualityforAll #OneLove
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I attended as an individual. I am not affiliated with any PAC or organization. I obviously do not speak for or represent the #Palestinian people. There’s like 7 million of us at least, and like 2 million of #Palestinians stuffed in #Gaza alone.
To the #Palestinian Americans who boycotted this meeting after the #Biden Administration handed Israel $735 million dollars in weaponry following the merciless attacks on Palestinians locked in Gaza.
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We encourage teachers & parents to download our newest #BlackHistory lesson, #Tulsa: Terror & Triumph (1921-2021). Against all odds, the survivors fought to rebuild their lives and livelihoods, even as powerful forces tried to bury Greenwood forever.…
Our organization is determined to help empower and educate our youth through our #1776Unites curriculum. We focus on teaching powerful stories of black excellence and resilience shown throughout American History. #1776Educates
This is the incredible story of Tulsa: of dignity in the face of devastation and the depths of human cruelty — AND the heights of human resilience.…
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This is my love letter to #Tulsa;

Dear Tulsa,

Yet again you have found a way to stir the ancestors in me. Connecting me emotionally & spiritually to the trauma, resilience & determination of family members whom I will never get to meet. To walk the hollowed ground of...
..#Greenwood and see confirmation of our greatness despite the horrors of segregation, murder & hate leaves me forever changed. Learning of the resolve of ancestors like Loula Williams, Homer Johnson & Mabel Little only emboldens me. I leave here standing even taller...
...on their shoulders with my commitment strengthened to help current & future generations ensure that the next "Black Wall Street" doesn't have to exist as a geography but instead as a philosophy of abundance that can mean that any Black person can be the next "O.W. Gurley"...
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One aspect of the #TulsaMassacre that seems to get overlooked in the orgy of violence is that there were aircraft literally firebombing the black neighborhoods. And a bit of digging turned up names- the pilots were Air Service veterans flying surplus Curtiss JN-4 "Jennies". 1/
The Feb 1, 1920 edition of the Tulsa Tribune had a brief blurb about a "local oilman" who purchased 447 aircraft (!!!) at a cost of $2,500,000... that's 33.3 MILLION dollars in today's money. What was he going to do with them? Well, fast forward to May 1. 2/
It's May Day, and the nation appeared to be in the grip of the first "Red Panic", with national strikes proposed by the I.W.W. Recall, the Communist Revolution in Russia had completely upset the balance of power in 1917/18, and postwar Germany was in immense turmoil 2/
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Here’s on the ground local home builder commentary from across the country per our April survey. A lot of builders are pressing the pause button &/or slowing things down until construction costs moderate & they can catch up with sales. Worries about buyer price ceilings too...
#Chicago home builder commentary: “We sold all of the homes we had in early 2021 & haven’t started anything new, & may not due to the cost of construction. Can’t hold pricing for clients longer than 45 days with rising material pricing.”
#Nashville home builder commentary: “Pray for lower lumber prices.”
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BREAKING: SPP back to Level 3.
This means we can expect rolling blackouts at any time.
Oklahoma leaders and @OGandE @OklahomaNatural said this change back to LEVEL 3 would force rolling blackouts.
Prepare now & let me know if your power goes out/location
#okwx #poweroutages
Already hearing from some who have lost power in OKC.
@SPPorg just issued LEVEL 3 emergency meaning any of us could lose power now for rolling blackouts. Don’t wait to make your preparations.
#okwx #Oklahoma #WinterStorm #poweroutages
BREAKING: @OGandE confirms WIDESPREAD controlled power outages for portions of the state. OG&E says the outages will last “approximately 2 hours.”
Again, prepare now if you still have power.
#okwx #Oklahoma #WinterStorm #poweroutage
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I’m listening to emergency Oklahoma Corporation Commission mtg and they’re saying SPP has given an “all clear.”
I went to see if I could find confirmation on @SPPorg website but it’s down. 😬
IMPORTANT-@OGandE has told customers to be prepared for outages.
#okwx #poweroutages
Here’s the tweet from @OGandE that came out while the meeting was happening. Emergency Oklahoma Corporation Commission meeting is now over.
Regarding reports of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on a ski trip with his family....👇🏼
#okwx #WinterStorm #Oklahoma
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BREAKING: Dr. Dart says as of tomorrow 3% of all Tulsa County residents will have tested positive for #COVID19. Today there are 2,328 active #coronavirus cases in #Tulsa County #Oklahoma
Live coverage now @FOX23…
Dr. Dart says total Tulsa Co. numbers now...
19,473 positive cases
17,145 recovered
TODAY- 2,328 active cases
180 deaths in Tulsa Co.
14, 30 and 60 day trends are all increasing.
Dr. Dart says 7 day rolling averages are also increasing.
#Tulsa #COVID19
Dr. Dart says during September the top groups where they saw increase in positive cases....
K-12 schools
healthcare facilities
food service groups
nursing/long term care facilities
For October, he says correctional facilities move into the Top 3.
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Also, this is happening #BlackWallStreet meets #NewYork Image
2/ @riccowrites showed me around the gallery before #Juneteenth…
3/ I met @riccowrites through @kurtisalee who spent quite a bit of time chronicling #Tulsa race massacre. Like “Watchmen?” Read on:…
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BREAKING: President Trump says White House Task Force member, Dr. Deborah Birx, is coming to visit Oklahoma next week where she will give an “agressive, tailored” strategy for reducing the spike in #coronavirus cases.
Birx will also visit Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, & Arkansas next week.
Oklahoma’s @GovStitt received a letter from U.S. Rep. James Clyburn saying Oklahoma ignored White House guidelines to stop #COVID19 spread.
Last week Governor Stitt called the letter “political” (MORE)
As far as making changes-Stitt said we would have to see 2500 new cases a day for 14 continuous days before we would have 1200 patients in the hospitals. ONLY if that happens would they look at making adjustments reducing capacity in restaurants and possibly closing bars. (MORE)
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@TulsaPolice Tragedy and broken hearts in #Tulsa tonight . . . @toddschnitt
@toddschnitt Chief Wendell Franklin making the announcement yesterday with the DA to his right and the mayor on his left side
@toddschnitt “Officers all over America like here in Tulsa don’t feel supported, they are second-guessing their own decisions, going above&beyond with de-escalation techniques&sometimes that opens it up to negative ramifications&guys get hurt… Nobody wants to make national news…”- FOP Chair
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In the first #coronavirus task force briefing in nearly 2 months, @VP Pence says there's a "rise of new cases that today surmounted 40,000 new cases in a single day."

Pence plans to visit Texas, Arizona and Florida in the coming days as those states see spikes in #COVID19
.@VP Pence: "As the president has made clear, we want to open our economy up. We want to move America forward, even while we take and continue to take the steps necessary to protect lives and the health of the American people"…
.@VP: "it's almost inarguable" more testing means more cases. Adds, "volume of new cases" is a reflection expanding testing

The claim that case surges can be fully explained by an increase in testing availability has been refuted by public health experts, including Dr. Fauci
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I was just harassed and called a “psycho cunt” for telling a young man at my neighborhood grocery store #HEB in #Texas to wear a mask as required by local ordinance and signage in the store. #COVID19 cases are spiking in #Houston #Texas
2/ It’s my day off. I had to pick up prescriptions. I’ve been traveling, so I wore an N95 mask and goggles to protect myself and others. I told the man I have been on #COVID19 units and that the risk is real. I also said we’re all #Texans
3/ I’m a registered Independent and a Christian. I just traveled to cover an @realDonaldTrump rally in #Tulsa. Regardless of what you think of me, #MSM or #FakeNews, this guy broke the law.
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Thread. While we’re talking of Tulsa, we should also remember Rosewood, Florida.
“On New Year’s Day 1923, a white woman told her husband “a n*****” assaulted her, a false claim that precipitated a week of mob violence that wiped the prosperous black hamlet off the map.
in 1923, the settlement was a small and prosperous predominantly black town, with its own baseball team, a masonic temple and a few hundred residents. It was just three miles from the predominantly white town of Sumner, and 48 miles from Gainesville.
A crowd swelled in Sumner to find the “fugitive”, some from as far away as Gainesville, where the same day the Klu Klux Klan held a high-profile parade. Over the next seven days gangs of hundreds delivered lynch mob justice to the once-affluent town of Rosewood.
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If you have time help us add these victims to our anti-White violence map. We added the first: ex-Marine Zack Gamble. With so many case we need your help @ Each victim will appear on our map
@colinflaherty @NoWhiteGuiltNWG @TheGreatOrderIs @DackStevon Image
Eve Marie Image
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Manifestante trumpiano senza mascherina a #Tulsa:

«Avevamo un amico: è morto di #COVID19 e suo figlio è quasi morto. Quindi sappiamo che è reale. Ma al contempo non si sa quali siano i fatti... l'impressione è che una parte giochi in un modo e l'altra parte in un altro modo...»
🔴#CoronaVirus #USA🇺🇸

La rivoluzionaria strategia di #Trump: dice che quando si fanno molti tamponi, si trovano molti casi di contagio da #COVID19. Per cui ha chiesto di fare meno tamponi 💡🤯🤷‍♂️


A 135 giorni dalle presidenziali di novembre sale la preoccupazione nel #TeamTrump dopo il flop del raduno di ieri: il Presidente aveva annunciato la presenza di 1 milione di simpatizzanti ma non è nemmeno riuscito a riempire i 19mila posti del Bok Centre di #Tulsa. Image
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CNN’s chyron writer has entered the chat.. 🥴🔥😈💣 #NarcissisticInjury #NarcissisticRage #LiarsLie #Tulsa Image
Trump cancels overflow crowd address due to low turnout | via @CNN #LowEnergy #NoStamina…
White House claims Trump 'in good spirits' after Tulsa rally humiliation. Let's look at the video... 🥴| via @dailykos #NarcissistWhoCriedWolf…
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⚡️Trump inicia el mitin en #Tulsa, Oklahoma.

La arena no está llena, a 2/3 de su capacidad cuando más, en una ciudad y estado con repunte de #COVID19, con las personas sin guardar distancia y la gran mayoría sin cubrebocas. Ni el presidente ni el VP lo han usado tampoco... Image
Afuera había un templete y se esperaba que Trump dirigiera unas palabras al exceso de gente que no pudiera entrar.

Quitaron el templete y no dirigió palabras porque no hubo exceso de gente que se quedara sin poder entrar.
6 miembros del equipo de campaña de Trump dieron positivo a #COVID19 horas antes del evento.
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MAJEUR. #Barr vient d'annoncer qu'il a demandé à #Trump de virer directement le procureur fédéral #Berman à qui il reproche sa "non collaboration"(cf. mon enfilade👇) C'est du rarement vu. L'indépendance de la justice US vis-à-vis du président est en pé…
2) En faisant virer #Berman par #Trump, le ministre de la Justice #Barr évite n partie l'écueil juridique décrit dans mon enfilade matinale. Ce titre 28 §541c de la loi fédérale permet au président de virer tout procureur fédéral, sans mention de la façon dont il a été nommé...
3)... mais il reste quand même 1 grosse incertitude car jamais un procureur fédéral intérimaire dont la nomination devenue définitive après 4 mois d'intérim est prononcée par les juges- comme #Berman- n'a été renvoyé par le président. Discussion ici.…
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"I get political prophecies. God showed me. He [Epstein] was choked out by the muscle man, bigger than the Incredible Hulk... his first cellmate."

Johnny Rice is running for Congress.

"I don't support him [Trump]... not exposing [Bill] Gates financing it with Soros. The money going to Wuhan Lab. Fauci, as the leader of the NIH, sending the money to the Wuhan Lab as a biological weapons scientist who has the patent to HIV & that HIV was in the COVID-19." #Tulsa
I asked Johnny if plans on wearing a mask in the rally.

"You don't need to wear the mask. It doesn't block the COVID-19... It's a nanotech bioweapon... It's all about shutting us up. 'Don't Talk. Put the mask on. Stay in your houses.'"

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Good morning from Tulsa, Oklahoma. I smiled and forgot you can’t see me in my mask. 🥴😭😭
Early morning pre-tape with @RepDLesko for @GMA.

(I’m double phoning today 😂😂😂)
.@rachelvscott will be live in a few minutes on @GMA. From Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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HD video: Today, hundreds of Trump supporters have been camping out ahead of the rally tomorrow in #Tulsa.

One Trump supporter pulled a baton on an anti-Trump activist, who he says "jumped out of his car" at him. Nobody was injured, but police suggested the anti-Trump man leave.
Toward the front of the line, an African American Trump supporter offered a prayer.

"Father God we know that all lives matter because Jesus died for everyone," he prayed.
One Trump supporter was moved to tears by the prayer.

"So I'd just thank you right now father God for the TPD officers, that you keep them safe lord, that the men and women that they encounter that look like me will see them as people," he added, praying for nearby cops.
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Rev. Al Sharpton takes the stage. #Tulsa #JUNETEENTH2020. Image
Sharpton: “they tell their children that Lincoln freed the slaves. The fact is the slaves freed Lincoln.”
Sharpton said he’s confused when people talk about “make America great again,” a nod to Trump’s campaign slogan. “Give me a date when America was great for everybody?”
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Meanwhile, less than a mile away, Tulsa’s annual #JUNETEENTH celebration is taking place. A little inspiration from DC’s BLM street mural. Image
Food trucks, music and speeches from local & state officials ahead of Al Sharpton’s remarks tonight. Lots of warnings to the hundreds here about taking safety precautions over COVID-19. Image
State Sen. Monroe Mitchell: “All eyes of the world are on Tulsa, Oklahoma.”
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