They watched the storms in her cap
Produce only a mudifying trickle
In what is considered by some a radical move, the Black Wall Street Gallery invites all of Tulsa to not only grapple with the history of the 1921 race massacre, but also to be inspired by the legacy of the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of the original Black Wall Street.
The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls will hold its national conference, FreeHer, in Tulsa on Sept. 28-30. Oklahoma leads the nation in incarceration, but Tulsa is an outlier, producing proven strategies to reduce the prison population. This conference will highlight criminal justice reform work being done around the country as well as in Tulsa.
There is an anti-charter school movement that is sweeping the US like an uncontrollable wide-fire. Black students, once again, are unfortunately caught in the crossfires amid drive-bys taking place between the Red and Blue political gangs; that are the Democrat and Republican parties. Two political bodies seemingly fail to harken on the ambitious that black Americans actually wanted during the Brown v Board of Education debate in the early 1950s, which was equity in education from academics to administrations.
Oklahoma has surpassed Louisiana to become the incarceration capitol of the world earlier this year. Studies have shown that suspending students out of school leads to negative educational outcome and a higher likelihood of entering the criminal justice system.