The Dangers of the White Savior and Respectability Politics in Local Community Activism

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman Upon leaving the City Council panel discussion on police accountability in our city, spurred on by Demanding a JusTulsa (a collective of community advocates assembled by Dr. Tiffany Crutcher) this past September, I… Read More

Community is Key: The Journey of Billie Parker

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman The holiday of Kwanzaa was founded by Pan-African college professor and political activist Maulana Karenga in 1966. Regardless of criticisms of the man himself in subsequent years, the holiday continues to stand as… 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