The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls will hold its national conference, FreeHer, in Tulsa on Sept. 28-30. Oklahoma leads the nation in incarceration, but Tulsa is an outlier, producing proven strategies to reduce the prison population. This conference will highlight criminal justice reform work being done around the country as well as in Tulsa.
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls to hold national FreeHer conference in Tulsa
There is an anti-charter school movement that is sweeping the US like an uncontrollable wide-fire. Black students, once again, are unfortunately caught in the crossfires amid drive-bys taking place between the Red and Blue political gangs; that are the Democrat and Republican parties. Two political bodies seemingly fail to harken on the ambitious that black Americans actually wanted during the Brown v Board of Education debate in the early 1950s, which was equity in education from academics to administrations.
Oklahoma has surpassed Louisiana to become the incarceration capitol of the world earlier this year. Studies have shown that suspending students out of school leads to negative educational outcome and a higher likelihood of entering the criminal justice system.
Jack White and his band playing a baseball game in Turley with Kiowa opening ceremonies was a zen-like spiritual end to last weekend.
It’s Lit: Book Club
“At our first meeting, I want to talk about how what we want this to look like, because this is OUR book club.” Crystal Rene
Two underground events in Tulsa last weekend showcased the best of creativity and collaboration among local artists.
You might have missed MisFEST, but I sure did not. It was an awesome day of art, empowerment, and love for all things femme. Check out my photo log of candid MisFEST […]