By: Editorial Board Over the past year, Blake Ewing has proved to the city of Tulsa what an immense hole he will leave to be filled on the city council. He […]
By: Editorial Board East Tulsa is one of the most diverse areas of the city, and for a time has been an area of the city where the voices of many of […]
District 1 Tulsa City Council candidate Jerry Goodwin received a ruthless rebuke from Blake Ewing at Wednesday’s city council meeting. This came after Goodwin pulled what Councilor Ewing considers a political stunt against his opponent, current City Councilwoman Vanessa Hall-Harper — the only African American elected official serving on city council.
Jack White and his band playing a baseball game in Turley with Kiowa opening ceremonies was a zen-like spiritual end to last weekend.
It’s Lit: Book Club
“At our first meeting, I want to talk about how what we want this to look like, because this is OUR book club.” Crystal Rene
Two underground events in Tulsa last weekend showcased the best of creativity and collaboration among local artists.
You might have missed MisFEST, but I sure did not. It was an awesome day of art, empowerment, and love for all things femme. Check out my photo log of candid MisFEST […]
” Other artists definitely motivate me. We have a lot of creative people in Oklahoma…It keeps you reinventing yourself. (Artists) keep each other going.” Faye Moffett
MisFest, Barth believes, makes a “…really important statement, to see a festival bill with no male artists.”
Recently, I have seen a shift in the discussion about education in our community. More and more, we are beginning to have some real conversations about equity and the actual challenges: Decades of inequitable systems have deeply segregated our community. When I see school leaders boldly acknowledging these disparities to our community and committing themselves to the thorny and laborious path toward equity, I am inspired. Though the decision made over this past year by the Tulsa Public Schools’ Board of Education around whether to eradicate the name of a warrior for slavery from a public school was fraught with struggle, ultimately, the board did the right thing and listened to the voices of those most impacted.