A non-profit organization, Making HerStory in the Oklahoma City area. Empowering and motivating youth to be the change they want to see in their community and world.
Last week in our Beginner’s Making Herstory we had a police brutality workshop. We opened the discussion by writing the names Pearl Pearson, Vincent Chin, and Oscar Grant on the board. We then asked me members if they’d heard of these people before and what they knew about them. Next, we asked members to search the library for any information/books covering these men. Surprise (or maybe not a surprise), our members weren’t able to find ANY information in the Oklahoma Library System. We then had members ask the librarians for help, but were still unable to find much information about these men, AT ALL.
Since we couldn’t find this information in our library system, we turned to the internet for help! Members were able to use their phones to find information over these victims of police brutality. We then discussed police brutality, as well as possible reasons for the information being so…
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