On Sunday RacismStinks held its 5th annual Race Against Racism 5K and Skunk Run on Greenwood Avenue in the historic Greenwood District.
We are hopeful that the mayor’s choice to pull the current ordinance signals efforts from his office to deeply engage the members of our community most directly affected by racial disparities in policing. Generations of inaction have led us to this critical moment in our city and we believe deeply in our collective opportunity, as the mayor has stated to the city council, to “get this right”.
It’s now or never for SQ803. If you are tired of watching children and adults die each week in the latest mass shooting, and tired of our politicians doing nothing to prevent the next one, you, can be a part of the effort to change that. Come sign the state question 803 petition to stop the bill our Oklahoma politicians passed to allow “permitless gun carry” in Oklahoma.
Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris is cherry-picking statistics in declaring that millions have lost health insurance under President Donald Trump. Progress has stalled under Trump, but other data suggest there’s been no dramatic slippage.
Kezia M. Williams and her many apprentices stand proudly with their black power fist held high in the sky on Greenwood Avenue in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma — the site and birthplace for Black entrepreneurship in America and the space that Booker T. Washington coined “the Negro Wall Street of America” now known as the Black Wall Street.
In this July 20, 2019 file photo, protestors march outside Fort Sill in protest of plans to place migrant children at the Army post in Lawton, Okla. State and federal officials say there is no longer a need to detain migrant children at Fort Sill and preparations to house them have stopped. Spokeswoman Evelyn Stauffer with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families said in a news release Saturday, July 27, that the decision is because of a decrease in the number of unaccompanied children into the U.S.
When you have internalized racism, it’s like living in the matrix. You don’t even realize that you are in it and that you’ve become an echo chamber of supremacy until the virus begins to disrupt. It is only then that you’ll start to see the glitches in the system.