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 […]
“I was so heartbroken. I was hurt. I had a blank stare at one moment, and I just cried,” she said. “I wouldn’t know how it felt because it wasn’t mine to have, but when I knew what I had and should’ve had, it hurt. It just hurt a different way,” the teen said.
According to the American Heart Association, Black Americans are disproportionately affected by high blood pressure, making them a primary risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
Police officers purportedly saw Isaiah run behind residential homes and hop a few fences. They said the teen wasn’t wearing any clothes. They also claim that they saw Isaiah tossing drugs over fences.
“This report provides information about where changes are happening, and how those changes align with local and other efforts to reduce disparities,” said Melanie Poulter.
The report shows a decrease in the Justice Equality Indicator demonstrating that racial disparities between Tulsans of color and white Tulsans have increased when compared to 2018.
For those who think I’m giving this new Republican governor too much credit too soon, I’ll kindly ask you to take a seat. Because when kids are involved, we really need to take party politics out of the conversation.