Clara and her followers, mostly teenagers, were among the first set of organized and peaceful protesters in America, practicing sit-ins in Oklahoma for the purpose to integrate the state. Their actions, as nonviolent activist, were the catalyst for the sit-ins throughout the American south that ushered in the greatest era of inclusivity in America, which was integration. Clara Luper’s name in and of itself is now a symbol of American excellence and represents America’s desire for equality.
Do you believe the events of 1921 should be referred to as a “riot”, or is it time we unanimously begin referring to them as a “massacre”?
Nubians are an ancient ethnic group who from Pharaonic times lived along the Nile in a stretch of territory from southern Egypt to northern Sudan, even becoming rulers for a period in the 25th Dynasty 3,000 years ago. Darker skinned than most Egyptians, they have a language and culture distinct from the country’s Arab majority.
“I didn’t know a couple of months ago where I was, where I would be, how I would do, how I would be able to come back. It was such a long way to see light at the end of the road, kind of,” said Williams, who gave birth to a daughter last September, then dealt with complications involving blood clots.
Reading Partners Looks at Local Disparities in Reading Proficiencies and Tulsa’s Education Equality Indicators
In Tulsa Public Schools, only 46% of students who are economically disadvantaged are proficient or advanced in reading, compared to 79% of students who are not economically disadvantaged.
Children attending the Greenwood Cultural Center’s (GCC) Summer Arts Program were met with the rude awaking of racism. After a long drive to Leonardo’s Children Museum in Enid, Oklahoma, the group encountered opposition upon their arrival. A racial statement towards its campers promoted the youth program to immediately vacate the town.
One group thinks that affirmative action is “reverse racism,” and the other wholeheartedly believes that public charters and partnership schools are a pathway to racial re-segregation.