And fatherless homes have decimated African Americans at a significantly higher rate than any other race. Nationally it stands at 73% and while I couldn’t find a specific number for Tulsa, it is likely very close to the national trend.
Oklahoma imprisons more of its citizens per capita than any other governing body in the world. This isn’t by accident, this is by design.
Tulsa, Okla. — Richard Zobon Baxter, 35, is a paralegal and the Founder and CEO of Racism Stinks, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating racism in America and is centered on unity, racial justice, and reconciliation.
Recently, the editorial board met to build out a fair and effective system for making political endorsements.
There may not be a magical plant giving special powers to a single king. Wakanda may be a fictional kingdom. But Tulsa is potentially on the precipice of a new age of harmony where community service, reconciliation, intellectualism and innovation give rise to unity and a thriving 918.
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Collins is a graduate of Edison High and a Langston University alumni. He’s served in the US Army and has done tours in Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Civil rights activists reject Farr’s nominations because Farr has led active legislative efforts to suppress political participation of African Americans in North Carolina.
On Monday June 11th, dozens of educators began an intensive, week-long summer institute designed to train and equip teachers with the knowledge and skills to lead their students in various lessons about the massacre in an effort to preserve this history for generations to come.
The Raleigh White congregation agreed three years ago to share its space with a predominantly black congregation, but conflicts arose. In March, when some of the black worshippers arrived at the church unexpectedly, a black female was told to use the restroom at a nearby convenience store, rather than the restroom in the church.
For kids of color, especially those in North Tulsa, A Gathering Place just might be where reading and having fun finally converge ― and where their imaginations can roam just as much as their bodies will.
Findings of Tulsa Equality Indicators Inaugural Report Confirm Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice System
(Tulsa Mayor G. T. Bynum | Photo Courtesy of Mvskoke Vision) By Hailey Ferguson This past April, the City of Tulsa and the Community Service Council released the inaugural Equality Indicators […]
What if Robert E. Lee Elementary School was named after Tulsa’s distinguished American historian, John Hope Franklin? It is not a far-fetched idea if you think about it. It is a thought that reinforces this need for reconciliation.
Gathering Place today announced that Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) pledged a $3 million donation to support the Willow Beach area on the west side of Peggy’s Pond.
Greenwood ― the most preeminent black community in the United States at the time ― was home to 10,000 residents and contained scores of black-owned businesses, hotels, restaurants, law offices, doctors offices, movie theaters, and more. Following an incident between a young black man and a young white woman in a downtown elevator, many of the nearly 3,200 Klan members in Tulsa and countless more white vigilantes armed themselves with firearms and marched north to Greenwood.