Jim Brown breaks ground in these two cinematic ball-breakers.
Action Rod Lott
He’s not all that visible today, but in the 1960s, Jim Brown enjoyed a
record-breaking career in the NFL, followed by a trailblazing one in
Hollywood. He doesn’t get enough credit for it, but he arguably was the
movies’ first African-American action star.
Southern Baptists in Oklahoma react to the election of the national organization’s first African-American president.
News Greg Horton
The Southern Baptist Convention has elected its first African-American
president. Fred Luter, New Orleans pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist
Church, won during the SBA’s annual meeting today in New Orleans.
CFN Gazette staff
The spanking Mitt Romney took in the presidential election might have
the GOP thinking it’s time for a new quarterback — perhaps a real,
honest-to-goodness QB. And so it is that J.C. Watts, the former Oklahoma
congressman and University of Oklahoma Sooners quarterback, says he is
being encouraged to run for the chairmanship of the Republican National
OKC officials abruptly back off a controversial rezoning request for a historic neighborhood near the OU Health Sciences Center.
News Jerry Bohnen
After nearly a year of efforts by Oklahoma City to rezone the historic
John F. Kennedy residential neighborhood for the expansion of the
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, city officials are
withdrawing their rezoning request.