On February 27, 2018, the Langston University Department of Rehabilitation Counseling in partnership with Tulsa Healthy Start and The Institute for Developing Communities will host the first in a series of workshops designed to assist those living with diabetes and the subsequent disabilities that impact many citizens suffering from chronic illnesses.
Solutions to Culturally Specific Health Disparities Project Offers Solutions, Strategies for Those Living with Diabetes and Disabilities
Last Thursday’s meeting at McLain high school elevated the city’s African-American community’s frustration in regards to decades of mistreatment by TPS toward north-side schools, which boast predominately African-American student demographics.
We must work together to research and explore the possibilities available. We have to be willing to open our hearts and minds to new ways of learning, experiencing life and developing skills in untraditional ways. Yes, it’s okay to do that.
I noticed that I was not alone. This year, I saw much more attention being paid by my White friends and colleagues to the concept of the “White moderate” that Dr. King expressed in “Letter From a Birmingham Jail.”
There is a long history of police misconduct in Tulsa, Oklahoma which validates the position of Council Woman Harper and the complaint filed against the City of Tulsa by the Crutcher family.
I have often been told to pay homage to my native American ancestors. I even attended my first and only powwow at the age of seven, but today, I will not pay homage because I understand the history, and my personal convictions will not allow it.
Since the Black Wall St Times and other organizations have been aggressively snatching the truth from under the rug of Tulsa’s color-line problem, young people are intently and purposely stepping out of their comfort zones and pushing the social needle to end racism and discrimination in the city of Tulsa.