We Wear the Societal Mask: The Dichotomy of Black Masculinity

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman As black people in this country, we experience the suffocating presence of our society’s unrealistic, racially oppressive expectations pressed upon us at one time or another. For black men in our present-day society,… Read More

Black Pain on Display: Restoring Ourselves While Challenging Them

by Managing Editor Raynell Joseph As we wrap up the public hearings into racially biased policing in Tulsa, let’s acknowledge the great work of City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper, Demanding a JUSTulsa, and the organizing it took to push… Read More

An Ill Wind Blowing: Exploring Environmental Justice Issues Affecting North Tulsa

by Contributing Writer Nancy Moran MS, RN In 1971, Marvin Gaye expressed melancholy and loss concerning the damage inflicted on the planet by humans in his #1 R&B hit,  “Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology).”  At that time, there… Read More

Real Talk With Black Men: Emotional Support for Men in North Tulsa

By Multimedia Specialist Taylor Finley “If you don’t have any positive reinforcements, it’s depressing,” said Kenya Williams, a native North Tulsan. That is the heart behind why he decided to start a support group called Real Talk with… Read More