The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation enters its 11th year of the National Symposium and, due to COVID-19, this year’s symposium will be presented in a virtual format.
The case could have deep ramifications in the crucial electoral battleground given that Florida has an estimated 774,000 disenfranchised felons who are barred because of financial obligations. Many of those felons are African Americans and presumably Democrats, though it’s unclear how that group of Floridians overall would lean politically in an election and how many would vote.
What Luper did with her students was revolutionary. Leveraging her role as an educator, she incorporated activism into her teaching, though the efforts here in Oklahoma remain invisible and overshadowed by the Greensboro sit-ins.
“I accepted the fact that seeking help is not a weakness but rather a tool for achieving success,” Oluwaseun Adebagbo.
As we confront this pain and suffering one thing is clear, we must not engage in “happy talk” about “we are in this together” and “we are going to be alright.” From our point of view, we are not all experiencing this pandemic in the same way.
Alberto Morejon, 27, was arrested Tuesday after an investigation that began when the child’s parent contacted police about a possible relationship with her child’s former teacher, said police Capt. Kyle Gibbs.
Gov. Kevin Stitt, who was not wearing a mask, also was unmasked during a May 4 visit by Arkansas-based Dillard’s Department store executives Bill Dillard II and Bill Dillard III to mark the reopening of the store in Oklahoma City.