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).
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“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.