BWS

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AcronymDefinition
BWSBoard of Water Supply (Honolulu, Hawaii)
BWSBlack Wall Street (Hip-Hop record label)
BWSBeckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
BWSBusy Write Set
BWSBlock Windowing Scheduling
BWSBandwidth Scheduler
BWSBroadband Wireless Solutions
BWSBroadband Wireless System
BWSBloglines Web Services
BWSBandwidth Service
BWSBattered Woman Syndrome
BWSBreaking the Wall of Silence (Namibia)
BWSBeer, Wine and Spirits (UK retailing)
BWSBlue Water Sailing (magazine)
BWSBroadcasting Web Site
BWSBridge World Standard
BWSBurnt Weeny Sandwich (Frank Zappa album)
BWSBorder Worlds Ship
BWSBergwacht Schwarzwald (German: Black Mountain; rescue organization)
BWSBeached Whale Syndrome
BWSBoiling Water Shrinkage (textiles)
BWSBase Weather Station
BWSBroadband Wireless Services (Sprint)
BWSBaraitser-Winter Syndrome
BWSBoiler, Water Supply
BWSBuilding Wiring Standard
BWSBeating Wall Street, Inc
BWSBoise-Winnemucca Stages, Inc.
BWSBackyard Wildlife Sanctuary
BWSBrain Wave Synchronizers
BWSBuchungszentrale der Westf.-Lipp. Sparkassen GmbH (German bank)
BWSBody-Worn System
BWSBridge Workstation Subsystem
BWSBordeaux Wine Stars (Bordeaux, France)
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Senator James Lankford (R-OK) spoke on the Senate floor in remembrance of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre as we approach May 31, 2019, the 98th anniversary of the tragic two-day event that devastated Tulsas Greenwood District, once known as Black Wall Street, and resulted in the deaths of as many as 300 people and the near-complete destruction of the community and surrounding areas.
I (https://afam.clas.ufl.edu/2018/02/13/dr-vincent-adejumo-wins-teacher-of-the-year-award/) teach a class  at the University of Florida called "Black Wall Street," in which we explore the issue of capitalism as it pertains to African-Americans and examine historical data on income and wealth.
Having started as a small settlement, it was to grow into a thriving black town within a town, and was referred to as 'the Black Wall Street'.
Her father had been an owner of a department store in the community of Greenwood, a center of commerce known as Black Wall Street. When the mob marched on Greenwood, burning houses and shooting people in the street, her mother hid her and her siblings under a big oak dining-room table as their home was being ransacked.
Wilder is referencing Black Wall Street, a thriving area of Tulsa, Oklahoma which featured a string of black businesses until it was razed to the ground in the race riots of 1921.
cities with 30,000 residents or more to submit proposals for temporary public art projects that address civic issues and demonstrate an ability to generate public-private collaborations, celebrate creativity and urban identity and strengthen local economies.<br />"As the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre approaches, we want to partner with community stakeholders and engaged citizens to tell the story of Black Wall Street," said Tulsa Mayor G.T.
Essays include vivid accounts of resistance in the workplace like the Ludlow miner's strike and organizing at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, as well as broader pieces on cultural figures like Woody Guthrie, Black Wall Street in Tulsa, OK, and the fight for the eight-hour day.
It disregards the Black Panther movement in the 1970s, robs the Black Wall Street and Haitian revolution of its former glory, and attempts to dismantle the discussions of present day activists.
- Role of Innovation on Black Wall Street - Kimberly Moore, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company
We went to the Gilcrease Museum, a wonderful museum of Native American art and artifacts, and we also saw an exhibition about "the Black Wall Street of America" at the Greenwood Cultural Center, based on the 1921 race riots in Tulsa that reduced more than 1,000 homes, 23 churches and lots of African American businesses to ashes.
Tulsa's "Black Wall Street" and the African Burial Ground in New York City).
Ross was also the journalist who uncovered the truth of the infamous Tulsa Race Riot of 1921--the firestorm that destroyed 35 square blocks of America's Black Wall Street and later paved the way for urban renewal and then a highway to be built right in the middle of a historically Black neighborhood.