Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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screen time

Students surely making most of extra screen time

This school year has got to be tough. I'm not just talking about parents dealing with the back and forth of schedules and 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...
Anita Arnold

Anita Arnold: A Black woman’s hope and courage

Anita Arnold’s office is cluttered, but not with junk. Her walls are covered in pieces by Black artists, and the floor features boxes filled...
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...
Miami Nation

Miami Nation: Forced away once, forced away again

“Myaamionki” means all the places the Miami people have ever lived, whether past or present. Saakiiweeyonki, or Coming Out Place, was the original Miami Nation...
video

Prop him up beside the jukebox: Joe Diffie dies after COVID-19...

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...
Epic fail

Epic fail? Audit yields more questions on public money

Well, we have some more epic news this week (the lowercase use of the word counts double here, see), and I'm a little ......
racism

Sometimes what we think does not match reality

(Editor's note: The following piece discusses racism and includes language that may make some readers uncomfortable.) When I was 10 years old, my family moved...
imagine that

Imagine that: New Oklahoma brand confuses some

You may have noticed the new Oklahoma brand, logo and "imagine that" slogan this past week. What's that, you say? You didn't know Oklahoma...
rear window

Quarantine: A rear window into our worried minds

Are we all quarantined yet? No, I guess not in Oklahoma, but some are locking down in isolation. You know there's got to be...

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