Labels

Black Lives Matter (152) Politics (141) Black Entertainment (124) white supremacy in politics (116) black history (111) Racism in politics (86) white supremacy (84) Black Feminists Rock (66) Black Women Rock (53) Black Women Matter (45) Black Herstory (41) Racism (40) quotes (40) Black History Being Made Now (38) police brutality (38) Colorism (37) Black Women (35) President Obama (32) white racism (32) Black Children (29) Rape Culture (29) Comedy (23) Toxic Masculinity (22) black men (22) Entertainment (20) Sexism in Politics (19) black lives matter victory (19) All Black Lives Matter (18) black unarmed and dead (18) Black Feminists (17) poetry (17) victory (17) Say Her Name (15) African American Women (14) Gun Control (14) Anti-Racism Victory (13) Black Web Series (12) Police Murder (12) White Privilege (12) feminism (12) internalized racism (12) white supremacy in mainstream news (12) Anti-racism (11) Black Men For Black Women (11) Police White Supremacy (11) Race (11) African American (10) Protest Works (10) Sexism (9) Black Artists (8) Black Folks International (8) black dead and unarmed (8) Barack and Michelle (7) Black Edutainment (7) Light Skinned Privilege (7) Patriarchy Matters (7) Stop Whitewashing History (7) white entitlement (7) Black Female Patriarchy (6) Environmental Racism (6) religion (6) white racial apology (6) Ackee & Saltfish (5) Art (5) Cecile Emeke (5) Cultural Appropriation (5) Music (5) hate crimes (5) white fragility (5) Feminists Rock This World (4) Michelle Obama (4) People Of Color On The Rise (4) Supreme Court (4) white on white crime (4) African American Men (3) CHEAP AND EASY HISTORY (3) History (3) Vote (3) Wisdom (3) internalized sexism (3) racism without racists (3) terrorism (3) American Masculinity (2) Black Children Rise (2) CINO (2) Obama Speech (2) Racism Abroad (2) Slave Master Mentality (2) War on Terror (2) poverty (2) white supremacy world wide (2) Products For Black Women (1) racial bias (1)

Sunday, July 26, 2015

TULSA STATE SENATE MAKES TEACHING BLACK WALL STREET MANDATORY

Senate Bill 1381 by Sen. Judy Eason McIntyre, D-Tulsa, and Rep. Jabar Shumate, D-Tulsa, passed by a vote of 33-6 and now heads to the House.
"School districts shall ensure that information concerning the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 is presented in high school courses in U.S. history or Oklahoma history," the bill states.
The measure would be effective July 1. McIntyre said no cost would be associated with it.

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/government/senate-passes-bill-requiring-teaching-of-tulsa-race-riot-history/article_a50233b4-64b8-5520-ab81-6472c493a2c1.html#.VaCKTwz4mfs.facebook

The silver lining in some of the highly visible murders of black people is that identifying them as a white generated race problem makes it more blatant to white people that more black history needs to be taught to white children.

Dylann Roof is a prime example of what can happen when race based ignorance finally gets to the extremist in their midst.

I am glad the these two Black Americans that wrote the Bill were able to get this through their Senate.

May the idea of telling the true tale of Black American History spread across the nation.