Dr RP Ashanti-Alexander Named Chair Of Education Committee For Oklahoma NAACP | Community

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Today, the Oklahoma State National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the appointment of Rev. Dr. RP Ashanti-Alexander as chair of the education committee. As an educator, the Rev. Dr Ashanti-Alexander has served as a teacher, counselor, deputy principal and principal. He served in the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma. He has taught in Chickasha, Enid, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. He is currently principal of Lincoln Elementary School in Chickasha.

Dr. Ashanti-Alexander, Interest in increasing the involvement of parents, teachers, community leaders, and our youth / college division / division leadership, across the state, in their advocacy efforts, in the pursuit of racial justice , with a platform to ensure politics, education, social and economic equality of rights for all people and to eliminate racial and ethnic discrimination.

Rev. Dr. Ashanti-Alexander received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Central Oklahoma; a Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Nebraska at Omaha; and a doctorate in education from the University of Oklahoma. He also studied at Phillips Theological Seminary (Tulsa, Oklahoma) and Harvard University School of Management and Leadership (CSML).

In September of this year, Dr. Ashanti-Alexander was named to the Oklahoma African American Educator Hall of Fame.

He is a member of the Oklahoma Education Association and was a founding member of the OAS Black Caucus. In addition to his educational and religious responsibilities, Rev. Dr. Ashanti-Alexander is also a member of the Ward 3 City Council of Chickasha City Council and a volunteer is the President of the Chickasha Tri-County Branch of the NAACP. Dr. Ashanti-Alexander is the pastor of the historic Miles-Brown Methodist Christian Episcopal Church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. He is both a pastor and an educator and has served in both functions for over 45 years. He grazed and ministered in Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, he served as a pastor in Chickasha, Cushing, Sapulpa, Tulsa, and Coweta.

Dr Ashanti-Alexander is married with six children and a grandfather of 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

“I am pleased that Rev. Dr. RP Ashanti-Alexander has joined the volunteer staff of the Oklahoma State Conference, NAACP. We implore you to join and support your national and local units, contact us by phone at 405.427.8000 / email: [email protected], website: www.oknaacp.org

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