Actor Jharrel Jerome, best known for his roles in Moonlight and When They See Us, won the primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.
This month, Silhouette Sneakers & Art brought multiple sneaker-cultural experts to Tulsa for an exclusive event and panel discussion for citizens who are seemingly married to their footwear. The atmosphere was laden with sneakers and of art from local artists Alexander Tamahn, Rebekah Campbell McIlwain, and No Parking Studios.
In each episode, “Blerds” follows the lives of these close friends who not only had a hard time navigating their teens but just like high school, each one is trying like hell to survive and make sense of their adulthood, filled with the added responsibilities of parenthood, marriage, finances and making the tough decision to either set aside their dreams in order to conform, ‘grow up and get a real job’, or follow their dreams at all costs.
Cultivating Black Parent-Teacher relationships with Afro Kids and Nehemiah D. Frank of The Black Wall Street Times
Don’t use social or athletic activities as a reason for your child to skip homework. If you take time off from work to play, you pay the price and the same holds true for your child – homework should be done no matter what else is going on.
Bernie Sanders campaign feels “optimistic” about Oklahoma primary election ahead of trips to Norman, Lawton
Josh Vishnaw, a spokesperson for the campaign, said the plan is to use Norman as a launching pad for extreme grassroots organizing in the state. Sanders won Oklahoma’s Democratic primary election by 10 points in 2016.
Booker T. Washington High School and public charter schools shouldn’t be the only exception for high-quality education for black kids
Why in the hell are our majority-black schools in Tulsa still suffering? After all, we started integrating Tulsa Public Schools in the late ’60s and ’70s. During Tulsa’s segregated years, black children were thoroughly educated within the safety ‘nest’ of the Greenwood District. For decades black children would grow in intellect, becoming adults and contributing to Black Wall Streets’ golden era. Yet today in 2019, black Tulsa finds itself believing this false sense of promise that our children will have it better tomorrow because yesterday we as a little city within the larger city of Tulsa built the wealthiest black community in the African diaspora, and we did it without the help of white leadership.
The Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission will host a public input meeting for community members to provide direct feedback on the proposed interior exhibit designs for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and Black Wall Street History Facility.