From the roots of your hair to your family heritage, roots are the beginning By Carmen Pettie UJW Co-coordinator Roots are an important part of what makes people into who they are. They are the pulse that feedsour desire to achieve our dreams and make history. That’s the message Brenda Cleveland expressed to a group [...]
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Wayman Tisdale: Documentary on former OU star will be shown at Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame Saturday. By BILL HAISTEN World Sports Writer Published: 6/4/2010 “The Wayman Tisdale Story,” a documentary that chronicles Tisdale’s life in basketball and music and his May 2009 death that was the result of cancer treatment complications, is set for [...]
Marlin Lavanhar is the minister of All Souls Unitarian Church, 2900 S. Peoria, in Tulsa. He is the president of the Tulsa Metropoitan Ministry. Many people have asked for copies of the sermon I delivered last Sunday about the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot and the connection with Memorial Day. I offered it, in part, as [...]
Greetings to all: NABJ-Tulsa wants to hear from you. I’m on a break at work reading an e-mail from Marvin Blades about young men being mentored by the 100 Black Men of Tulsa. Mr. Blades writes passionately about mentoring and how it can make the difference in a person’s life almost immediately. The young men [...]
Miss Ravynn Teague, age 17, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Oklahoma Pageant to be held June 11th through the 13th at the beautiful Southern Hills Marriott in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The National American Miss Pageants are held for girls ages 4-18 and have five different age divisions. Ravynn will [...]
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is saddened by the passing of acclaimed academic, historian and social activist John Hope Franklin. “Dr. Franklin made a profound and permanent impact on the black community in America and he will be greatly missed,” said Barbara Ciara, NABJ President. “His legacy as a witness and preserver of [...]