Local Tulsan and commentator SC King writes a powerful thought piece about the often diminished roles that Black and brown characters have played in Game of Thrones series after the stunning ending […]
Op/Ed | By Nehemiah D. Frank People’s intentions will always be judged better by what they do rather than by what they say. All words are superficial until the poker face has […]
The antidote to the economic divide and a return to shared prosperity is a universally available, high-quality public education.
A year after Tulsa’s first Equality Indicators report was released, data shows it’s clear the city needs bold leadership and action to create needed change.
Yet, like myself, we go to First Friday Art Crawls, attend free events on Guthrie Green, and promenade near or on the very plaques that mark and commemorate the former majesty of Black Wall Street. Ignorance is no longer an excuse. Apathy is no longer acceptable. We have to activate and lift up our neighbors.
There were so many multifaceted layers to unpack with that question. I couldn’t sum up what it was like growing up among faces that did not look like mine and within institutions that systematically did not welcome my presence.
KKK Kukla: Tulsa reconciliation impossible while county government employs a known white supremacist
Bonnie Kukla’s beliefs negatively impact her perceived legitimacy and therefore the perceived legitimacy of Tulsa and Tulsa County’s government. Oklahoma is an at-will state. In the same way a woman who openly yells racist profanities at an innocent bystander may lose her job after going viral, when someone’s extracurricular activities negatively impact how the organization they belong to is perceived by the public, that organization is within its bounds to fire that employee.