Sneakers, Culture, Life: Silhouette boutique owner hopes to bring sneaker culture to the Tulsa masses

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman Sneakers have undergone a very interesting cultural trajectory in our modern history. From purely practical purposes when they first came into existence in the early part of the 20th century, then becoming a… Read More

Kasserian Ingera: GLA’s Village communal mentorship program

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman Most people are quite familiar with the African adage, “It takes a village to raise a child.” A local nonprofit organization based in North Tulsa has taken this sentiment to heart and crafted… Read More

Having the Tough Conversations: Racial Bias and Use of Force

by Contributing Writer Jaden Janak Wednesday’s special panel discussion on the use of force disparities in our city proved to be enlightening. Joining the esteemed panel of guests was Stanford Professor and MacArthur Genius Award winner Dr. Jennifer… Read More

Break the Chains Off: An Introduction to Prison Abolition

by Contributing Writer Jaden Janak There is a fundamental problem with policing and incarceration in this country. According to 2016 Department of Justice statistics, 1 in every 38 citizens in the United States is under correctional supervision, meaning… Read More

The case for greater police accountability: The story of Chief Egunwale Amusan

by Staff Writer Deon Griggs The year was 1996 and the city of Tulsa, OK had just agreed to allow a KKK rally to take place downtown. Groups of predominantly black peaceful protesters displayed their disapproval while a… Read More