Charter schools are quickly proving to be a success for African Americans, the struggle to retain educator’s as whole is the weakness of the state’s public educational system due partly to the budget crisis.
“The development of the Evans Fintube site in the Historic Greenwood District represents the opportunity to grow and develop a district with progressive ideas. BMX is a sport that our youth, specifically […]
Editor in Chief | Nehemiah D Frank Anthony Payne is the Minority Recruitment Officer or Equal Employment Officer (E.E.O) for the Tulsa Fire Department. He’s occupied his current position for 2-yrs and […]
Many of us have never made an appointment with a therapist to discuss these issues and never will. We just keep going and putting on the appearance of strength when inside we are really broken.
The Black Wall St. Times is proud to announce a sponsorship for the Supporters Of Families With Sicklecell, INC‘s 5K Race. Early registration is open NOW until Saturday, September 9, 2017 Date: Saturday, September […]
Why School Choice Is Important To African-American Students: Origins of Inequality In Public Education
Editorial | by Nehemiah D. Frank In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that segregated schools were unconstitutional. Upon the Justices’ decision, African-American students […]
The new Greenwood Leadership Academy, scheduled to open this fall, plans to use a model similar to GCS’s; although, with a few adjustments to fit the needs of the students of North Tulsa.
“Without education, he lives within the narrow, dark and grimy walls of ignorance. Education, on the other hand, means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free. To deny education to any people is one of the greatest crimes against human nature. It is easy to deny them the means of freedom and the rightful pursuit of happiness and to defeat the very end of their being.” – Frederick Douglass