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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Charlie Christian

Charlie's sheen

The legacy of Oklahoma City’s jazz pioneer Charlie Christian endures in the annual music festival that bears his name.


Music

Stephen Carradini
Charlie Christian International music festival
Tuesday-June 4
Various locations
CharlieChristianFestival.com
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Brace for 'Impact'

A retired teacher compiles Oklahoma’s black history.


Nonfiction

Mia Cantu
Inspired by a dearth of black history education in the Sooner State, Rochelle Stephney-Roberson wrote her first book, Impact: Blacks in Oklahoma History. Published last fall, the textbook has been approved by the state Department of Education for use in state high schools.
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
 
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