When I returned to school the next day, I began to play the role. I’d tell myself “remember not to act too black,” so I could fit in.
This media imagery + Article by the Tulsa World perpetuates the stereotype of the angry black women, that is why people are describing this as if she Vanessa Hall Harper is at war with Jack when she is not the instigator. It also perpetuates the stereotype that Black People are inherently divisive.
How Plantation Politics Aids and Spreads the Willie Lynch Syndrome OPINION| By D.C. Jones, Contributor What is Plantation Politics? When African Americans, from different social-economic or educational backgrounds, [or in this case […]
“Black students continue to be suspended much more than students of other races/ethnicities.”
Mainstream media locally and nationally is the propaganda arm of white supremacy. This one picture, published by Tulsa’s only daily general interest print newspaper, has caused an uproar within a community.
The unspoken racial tension this town has been dealing with since the 1921 Tulsa Massacre is the elephant in the room when it comes to suspensions, and TPS needs to address it head-on.
By Staff Writer | Nehemiah D. Frank, Editor in Chief Tulsa, Okla. – LaPortia Burks is a younger sister, an African-American woman, who is serious about her business. Ms. […]