A thunderous boo during the National Anthem at Cowboy stadium in Arlington, TX reminded us of the Colosseum. 80% of the players are black and the majority of the crowed white demanding the players just play football and publicly disapproving their first amendment rights.
What’s even sadder is the church. The Christian church never seems to confront issues of race. This alt-right ideology for some reason believes nothing is wrong? How can you not see this? There has never been an equal playing field for blacks and whites in America, and if you think so, you’re the problem.
“An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, […]
The first African-American Catholic College is Xavier University which opened in New Orleans, LA on this date in 1915.
By taking a knee at this year’s Booker T. Washington Homecoming game during the National Anthem, we are protesting all oppressive forces that seek to silence those that are brave enough to take a stand and voice their opposition to racial injustice wherever it is found.
Anna America spoke up for herself and colleagues who were called racist. A lecture began on the severity of Nazis and Klansman. Citizens were told that when things don’t go our way that we assume the worse and call others racist. That was the most belittling thing I have ever heard them say. The citizens that spoke were intelligent, provoked thought and explained their grievances appropriately.
All students enrolled in the elementary grades at Tulsa Public Schools will continue to receive breakfast and lunch free of charge during the 2017-2018 school year through the USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).
“The young lady should not have been suspended because she was exercising her first amendment right,” says Dr. Anthony Marshall Booker T. Alum and former Booker T. Teacher.
I applaud the efforts to bring student issues to light. What I have heard from some students is that the shirt was created response to taunts and negative comments from students on social media.
On September 25, 1957, in Little Rock, Arkansas, nine African-American students were escorted into Central High School. They were lead by federal troops who enforced the court-order of public school integration.
All of our lives we are told that our circumstances are the outcome of the choices we made. What if I told you that your circumstances are the results of your thoughts, […]
So how did we get it wrong? How did we always make Uncle Tom out to be this negative term within the black community? I strongly urge that every African-American read “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and “The Autobiography of Josiah Henson.” If you have ever called a black person an Uncle Tom, you have definitely used the wrong terminology.
Their history and greatness are conveyed to them in daily Black history facts, in African proverbs, poems, and stories. Examples of the ‘firsts’ of African-Americans in this country portrayed in each classroom. From George Washington Carver, Jackie Robinson, Barack Obama, Oprah, and many more, my students can see themselves in the reflection of greatness around them.
Rupe, CEO of Rupe Helmer Group, the developer who is pushing for a new Dollar General on Pine near Carver Middle School, has not spoken publicly about the moratorium because he doesn’t have to.
Councilor Phil Lakin, Jr., when you say in a public city council meeting, that as an economist you simply cannot, will not, ever support a moratorium… I ask you, could you support one as a father? What about as a neighbor? A Christian? A human? Could you support one as a person who believes in equality, love, and empathy? You are in a position of power. You can affect change for the people in your community and district one IS your community.