Saturday, January 23, 2021

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Culture
Q Shaman

Imagine the day-to-day life of the Q Shaman

This might be a lukewarm take at this point, but what the country and world witnessed on Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol was simply...
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...
Wings of Ebony

In Wings of Ebony, debut author J. Elle brings magic to...

(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...
Nappy Roots Books

Nappy Roots: Black-owned bookstore becomes a site for advocacy, activism

Nappy Roots Books, one of two Black-owned bookstores in Oklahoma City and one of four Black-owned bookstores in the state, has managed to stay...
Tightrope

Book review: Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn examine America’s epidemic of...

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope begins in Kristof’s hometown of Yamhill, Oregon, with his childhood neighbor, Dee, hiding from her...
Ann Clare LeZotte, Show Me a Sign

Deaf author Ann Clare LeZotte shows kids a sign

(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...
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...
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...
prom

Native Oklahoma woman’s prom dress on exhibit in Smithsonian

WASHINGTON — High school prom can feel like one of the most important events in a teenager’s life. For Isabella Aiukli Cornell, her Junior prom...
Columbus Park

Photos: Take a tour of Kansas City’s ‘Little Italy’

Columbus Park has been known as Kansas City, Missouri's Little Italy since the late 19th century. It still is, along with a considerable population...

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