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Elementary Students Continue to Receive Free Meals at Tulsa Public Schools

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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Josiah Henson and Uncle Tom Speak

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.

Black Educators Matter

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.