Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Oilfield Prayer Day

Christian minister on Oilfield Prayer Day: ‘I just can’t’

Dear Gov. Mary Fallin, You have declared Oct. 13 to be Oilfield Prayer Day. You have invited us to, “thank God for the blessings created by the...
Native American voting rights

Timeline: Native American voting rights

By Courtney Columbus and Erin Vogel-Fox During the past 180 years-plus, Native Americans have gone from being forced out of their homes to becoming accepted as...
Norman racism

People ‘disgusted’ with racist vandalism across Norman

More racist graffiti popped up in central Oklahoma overnight, with three locations in Norman vandalized with hateful messages. The Cleveland County Democratic Party headquarters, the...
Sweet Home Oklahoma

Nichols Hills-billies shine in Sweet Home Oklahoma

I'm not typically one for reality TV shows, but I do like sharp-tongued, confident women. So it's little wonder that I took Bravo TV up...
Oklahoma red zone

You’re doing fine in the red zone, Oklahoma

It's crunch time. We've come all this way, and now we're in the "red zone." As plenty of people around here know, the red...
essay contest

Students, enter our essay contest and win a $100 gift certificate

As we watch the spread of COVID-19 across the world, our routines, schedules and ways of life have been put on a hard pause....
Carrie Underwood Charlie Christian

OK Hall of Fame: Carrie Underwood chosen ahead of Charlie Christian

For the second straight year, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame has denied our application to induct renowned guitarist Charlie Christian into its halls posthumously. Perhaps...
video

The story of Joe Exotic: Trauma and tragedy in Tiger King

Within the first 30 seconds of Tiger King, the word "crazy" is used three times. And that's perhaps the most obvious thing to say...
OKC concert scene

A decade’s difference in the OKC concert scene

You may have noticed that the OKC concert scene has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. From the amount of venues to the...
all-black towns

Oklahoma’s historic all-black towns: Built on hope, survived by pride

BOLEY — Thirteen historic all-black towns are still incorporated in Oklahoma. Most feature abandoned and run-down buildings, but a nonprofit group is working to...

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