Monday, August 10, 2020

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Kevin Stitt quarantine

Kevin Stitt quarantine: Rest up, governor

I have questions. This past week, we found out that Gov. Kevin Stitt tested positive for COVID-19, which made national headlines. This probably wasn't...
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...
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...
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...
Cherokee

The Cherokee story of preserving an endangered culture

In the early spring of 2018, former Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Joe Byrd found a seat on the airport shuttle headed to Tulsa International...
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...
Disney bubble

Ready for basketball from the Disney bubble

Let's be honest. Of all the Disney characters, Goofy would be the most likely to get dunked on in a basketball game, right? We...
Them boys from Oklahoma

Them boys from Oklahoma roll their joints all wrong

After this past week, one has to wonder if Gov. Kevin Stitt's veto pen has any ink left in it. One after another, bills...
Trail of Tears

Exiled to Indian Country: Trail of Tears shaped Oklahoma

WASHINGTON — Known as the Trail of Tears, the forced removal of Native Americans to Oklahoma was one of the most inhumane policy implementations...
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....

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