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Felix Jones runs back home to help kids By Adam LaCour UJW Correspondent “I was born in Oklahoma City, but was raised in Tulsa,” said Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones. During his football career at Booker T. Washington High School, he rushed for 2,282 yards and had 48 touchdowns. He led his squad to [...]
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 [...]
Hometown Hero Gives Back to the Community By Marcel Caldwell UJW Correspondent Cascia Hall On a 95-degree day in June, 110 young football players from various backgrounds gathered at the University of Tulsa’s H.A. Chapman Stadium for the Felix Jones’ Go Hard Football Academy. Felix Jones, a running back for the Dallas Cowboys who was [...]
Despite the heat, about a dozen high school, college and middle school students attended a one-day workshop at the University of Tulsa’s Oliphant Hall on June 25 to explore journalism. The National Association of Black Journalists-Tulsa hosted its annual Urban Journalism Workshop, featuring journalism educators and area media professionals. Arkansas State University journalism educator Sandra [...]
Russell Perry of Perry Publishing & Broadcasting was the recipient of the Oklahoma Salute to Excellence Awards in Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award. Perry, a native Oklahoman, has a longstanding career in the newspaper, radio and television industry. Mia Fleming, a Weekend Anchor for FOX23 News, was named Journalist of the Year by NABJ-Tulsa for her [...]
WHO: NABJ-Tulsa WHAT: Oklahoma Salute to Excellence Awards in Journalism WHERE: Oklahoma Jazz Depot, home of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 111 East 1st Street, Tulsa (918) 281-8600 WHEN: May 7, 2011 | 7:00 p.m. | Reception at 6:00 p.m. Russell Perry among honorees for NABJ-Tulsa journalism awards NABJ-Tulsa will honor Russell Perry, Mia [...]
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JUNE 8 Click to download application: NABJ-Tulsa UJW applicationandwaiver2011 National Association of Black Journalists-Tulsa Urban Journalism Workshop NABJ-Tulsa UJW WHO: High school and college students who are interested in or are already majoring in journalism. Students from all area high schools and colleges are eligible, but enrollment is limited. [...]
NABJ-Tulsa annually hosts the Oklahoma Salute to Excellence Awards in Journalism to honor those who provide excellence in the coverage of the plight and successes of the African-American community and the African Diaspora.