Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Culture

Taleen Voskuni, Sorry, Bro

Sorry, Bro: Taleen Voskuni delves into Armenian culture

(Editor’s note: NonDoc’s Author Umbrella interviews up-and-coming writers, particularly authors of color, authors of disability and LGBTQ+ authors. The interviews have been transcribed and lightly edited for...
Adam Pugh

Plenty of cooks in the Oklahoma education kitchen

As the state's beleaguered education system again shapes up to be the topic du jour — or de l'année — among members and observers...
The two jobs of Ryan Walters

Here’s looking at you, me: The two jobs of Ryan Walters

(Update: Ryan Walters tendered his resignation from Every Kid Counts Oklahoma, according to a report late Sunday from The Frontier. The post below remains...
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...
News of The World

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of The World’ movie set

“I can look you in the eye and just about tell sincerity in somebody,” said Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune, who built an enduring friendship with...
Hochatown

Hochatown: Southeast Oklahoma’s unlikely tourism hub

HOCHATOWN — Tommy McDaniel smiles slyly as he stands next to a plain brown bookcase at the back of the Hochatown Distilling Co. gift...
proverbial pizza

PPP helps keep the proverbial pizza cooking

I admit that looking through spreadsheets isn't exactly my definition of a good time, but browsing the list of Oklahoma businesses that received federal...
Muscogee Creek Indian

Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen: ‘They basically voted us out’

Five years after petitioning the Bureau of Indian Affairs for status as a separate tribe, members of the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band remain in...
2022 seemed tolerable

Compared to recent years, 2022 seemed tolerable

So another year comes to a close, as they always seem to do, but this time it doesn't feel as bad as some others,...
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Prop him up beside the jukebox: Joe Diffie dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

Days after testing positive for COVID-19, country music singer Joe Diffie has died at age 61, according to multiple reports. The Oklahoma native had...

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