Implicit Bias Will Continue to Champion the Status Quo
“Black students continue to be suspended much more than students of other races/ethnicities.”
Mainstream media locally and nationally is the propaganda arm of white supremacy. This one picture, published by Tulsa’s only daily general interest print newspaper, has caused an uproar within a community.
The unspoken racial tension this town has been dealing with since the 1921 Tulsa Massacre is the elephant in the room when it comes to suspensions, and TPS needs to address it head-on.
By Staff Writer | Nehemiah D. Frank, Editor in Chief Tulsa, Okla. – LaPortia Burks is a younger sister, an African-American woman, who is serious about her business. Ms. […]
North Tulsa faces a serious health crisis, the life expectancy for North Tulsa residents is 12.3 years shorter than those who live on the south side of the tracks. Discount dollar stores have a hand to play in the community’s crisis because they sell dangerous and unhealthy products.
Reporting | Lee Ann Crosby Managing Editor | Liz Frank When Tulsans think about commuter trains, our minds must wander back in time. Trains in Tulsa are primarily utilized for freight today, […]
Though the park’s splash pad, a perennial favorite with the area’s children, isn’t included in the demolition plans, it is still currently closed because of the construction.
Black Lives By Richard Zobon Baxter Brothers had voices in the 60’s Medgar, Martin, Malcolm, Pow-Pow-Pow They killed our brothers in the 60’s Now my brothers banging 60’s Gang-Gang-Gang-Gang Blood puddle black […]
OPINION | BY Markeida L. Johnson Both parents play significant roles in the growth and development of their children. When both parents are well rounded with the minimum conflict between them, […]
Oklahoma Policy Markers are branding middle- and low-income African-Americans students as second class citizens so they can maintain the long lasting status quo of white superiority in the state.
EXCLUSIVE: Developer Michael Smith, of New Morton Project, Issues Letter of Concern regarding Dollar Stores
We have taken note of your desire to bring healthier food options to the District. It is well documented that the life expectancy of the North Tulsa community lags far behind many other sections of the city at an alarming rate.
These people are so low within their own spirit because of a deprivation of love. So let’s stop calling them “haters” and start calling them what they are: “frustrated followers.”
Opinion | Orisabiyi Williams Managing Editor | Liz Frank Have you ever lost a job, a friend, a relationship, an opportunity, a car, or even a home? These can be some of […]
It’s crazy because I knew something was wrong but I didn’t realize how sick I was.