Non-white parents are far more likely to believe their children might have fallen behind and need additional instruction next school year to make up for a learning deficit. Among white parents, 41% say their child will not need additional instruction, whereas just 28% of non-white parents agree with that sentiment.
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The Governor of Oklahoma Kevin Stitt and Mayor of Tulsa, G.T. Bynum wanted so much for Oklahoma to receive national recognition, and they were successful in doing just that! Complete disregard and disrespect for our Freedom Day Celebration, Juneteenth, indifference to the history of the Greenwood Race Massacre, encouraging large group attendance, while not practicing social distancing or wearing face coverings was front and center on our local and national news.
Statewide, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported a one-day record increase of 482 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the confirmed total to at least 11,510.
Elliott Williams was a Black Army Veteran who died at the Tulsa County Jail days after being arrested for misdemeanor “obstruction.”
President Trump came to Tulsa to divide us Juneteenth weekend. In response, North Tulsa invited allies and threw the block party of the year.
Tulsa Athletic, an American soccer team based in Tulsa and part of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), announces the club will no longer play the “The Star-Spangled Banner” and will play a new song of that’s more inclusive and representative of today’s America, “This Land Is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie, at all home matches.
Editorial Board: In this tumultuous time, Tulsa students and families deserve the steady leadership of Dr. Deborah Gist
Tulsans have benefited from Dr Gist’s leadership and in a time of upheaval, we deserve steadfastness. We call on the board to renew her contract tonight.