The White House released a statement Thursday indicating that First Lady Melania Trump will be visiting “an award winning elementary school” in Tulsa on Monday, though the name of the school was not released.
Artistic director Dr. Ricco Wright said “conciliation” suggests mediating between parties at odds with one another. It also allows space for acknowledgment, apology, and reparation.
Community members speculate that Gilcrease elementary is being cleared for a charter school.
Segregated and unequal schools replaced the anti-literacy laws that thrived during ‘legal’ institutionalized chattel slavery. When Brown v. Board of Education ruled ‘segregation’ unconstitutional, academic-intellectual segregation replaced Jim Crow.
Community leaders won’t wait for city, announce their own public hearings on policing disparities in Tulsa
“Despite Tulsans demanding City Council hearings on the report eight months ago, none have been scheduled. So we’re holding the first hearing,” said a press release from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, ACLU OK and other local organizations
‘Mr. Trump is a racist, he is a con-man and he is a cheat’: President’s personal lawyer gives damning testimony before congress
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney for over a decade, testified before Congress Wednesday morning and delivered a scathing account of the president’s bigotry and criminal behavior.
Throughout the day on Tuesday, Chicago voters chose between fourteen candidates in their search for a new mayor. Tonight, they have narrowed it down to two: Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, meaning that for the first time in Chicago’s history the city will be lead by a Black woman.