“It feels almost grotesque comparing the killings of people to try and make a point. I don’t like it at all. I’m only doing it because of the conversations I hear surrounding the two,” Mike Creef says.
A long-sought federal anti-lynching bill that has stalled in Congress is included in the package.
On stage, Gov. Kevin Sitt was like a deer caught in the headlights of a parked vehicle, afforded the luxury of controlling his environment — a powerful means and tactic the white supremacy founders of this nation were able to pass through generations.
No women. No young adults. No representation from the Northern region of the state. No civil rights leaders who have been on the frontlines of this movement in Oklahoma.
Emmanuel Acho sits down to have an “uncomfortable conversation” with White America, in order to educate and inform on racism, system racism, social injustice, rioting & the hurt African Americans are feeling today.
What Luper did with her students was revolutionary. Leveraging her role as an educator, she incorporated activism into her teaching, though the efforts here in Oklahoma remain invisible and overshadowed by the Greensboro sit-ins.
Norman Mayor Breea Clark’s Facebook response to the racist bullsh-t that took place within the Norman Police Department is the perfect example of how politicians do little to dismantle racist systems.