Stalled Justice: Bringing The Tragic Tale of Emmett Till to The Local Stage

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman On the heels of the US government finally passing legislation to classify lynching as a federal crime in the form of a bill named the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act in recognition of the heinous slaying of the young Black teen at the hands of white supremacists in 1955, North Tulsa-basedContinue reading “Stalled Justice: Bringing The Tragic Tale of Emmett Till to The Local Stage”

Reparations: A Case for Financial Compensation for Black Americans

by Staff Writer Britni Sharde Reparations are, by definition, the act of putting into proper condition or repairing with either services or monetary support for destruction and/or loss inflicted upon a community of people or nation. Discussions concerning reparations have often disregarded policy or legislation and misunderstood systemic trauma, such as slavery, black codes, JimContinue reading “Reparations: A Case for Financial Compensation for Black Americans”