Monday, July 13, 2020
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Include Freedmen As Nation Reckons With Racial Transgression The United States continues to stare down an uncertain future in the wake of Covid-19 and wrestle with deep seated racism after the gut-wrenching death of George Floyd. There...
Police Reform And Investigations Make For Uneasy Times The movement to reform out of control police tactics and on-going investigations of past abuses are creating tension in and out of governmental bodies. It seems it just gets worse and more...
www.nytimes.com By Dillon Hayes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knQZwiezmhI   Cowboys are among the most iconic figures of the American West. They’re mythologized as strong, independent people who live and die by their own terms on the frontier. And in movies, the people who play them are...
Vestiges Of Insensitive Names And Imagery Challenged     Black Lives Matter and the tragic death of George Floyd have shaken America to its core and revealed a nation weary and now angry over the state of race relations in this country....
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Tulsa Delivers Message Of Hope During Trump Visit In the week before President Donald J. Trump’s kick-off rally in Tulsa, there was valid concern what the trip might mean for our city. The chance for spreading Covid-19...
www.usatoday.com By Stefan Lallinger Opinion contributor   The main reason school districts have been gerrymandered to perpetuate segregation is the tacit, and at times explicit, approval of people of means.   Would George Floyd be alive today had he and Derek Chauvin grown up together and...
Rethinking Police Departments Sweeps Nation A little over two weeks ago, America and the world was largely satisfied with their police departments. More to the point, for whatever problems existed there appeared little that could be done. Sure, everyone knew...
www.docplay.com   If you, like many of us, are finding it hard to articulate how to discuss issues of racism, injustice, discrimination and privilege, we’d like to encourage you to take some time to learn and listen. Take some time to watch...
www.medium.com By Barack Obama   As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many people have reached out asking how...
www.thegrio.com By Gerren Keith Gaynor Activist Tamika Mallory‘s speech during a rally in Minneapolis protesting the death of George Floyd has gone viral. The former Women’s March co-chair said Black America was in a “state of emergency” at the Friday demonstration, where she was joined by...
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