Extractions, exploitation, destruction: How state-sanctioned disenfranchisement stunted Black wealth acquisition (Part 1 of 3)

My first piece for the Tulsa Star, on the government-sponsored extraction and destruction of Black wealth. EXTRACTIONS, EXPLOITATION, DESTRUCTION: HOW STATE-SANCTIONED DISENFRANCHISEMENT STUNTED BLACK WEALTH ACQUISITION (PART 1 OF 3) by Contributing Writer Mana Tahaie Earlier this year, Tulsa Development Authority (TDA) once again came under scrutiny by Tulsans concerned about the displacement of Black North Tulsa …