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 […]
” Other artists definitely motivate me. We have a lot of creative people in Oklahoma…It keeps you reinventing yourself. (Artists) keep each other going.” Faye Moffett
MisFest, Barth believes, makes a “…really important statement, to see a festival bill with no male artists.”
Recently, I have seen a shift in the discussion about education in our community. More and more, we are beginning to have some real conversations about equity and the actual challenges: Decades of inequitable systems have deeply segregated our community. When I see school leaders boldly acknowledging these disparities to our community and committing themselves to the thorny and laborious path toward equity, I am inspired. Though the decision made over this past year by the Tulsa Public Schools’ Board of Education around whether to eradicate the name of a warrior for slavery from a public school was fraught with struggle, ultimately, the board did the right thing and listened to the voices of those most impacted.
“I am, myself, Lincka. In order to have true success I need to have a team behind me. That is what excites me most.”
LaRose, authored by Louise Erdrich, breeches the ago old question; Can we sacrifice enough to make another whole? The Iron family and the Ravich family are friends, neighbors, and family living a […]
While teachers and school administrators across the state speculate and correlate low test scores to the flocking of ‘good’ teachers to neighboring states for better pay, their theories do not negate the fact that black students tested 18 points lower than their white counterparts. This continuation of lagging test scores in Oklahoma reveals clearly: There exists a disconnect between Oklahoma teachers and their black students. 80 percent of Oklahoma teachers are white.