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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Rights

‘Confederacies of municipal dunces’


Letters to the Editor

Richard Hicks
These two news items hit the streets on Nov. 9:
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Hostage situation

Keep calm and carry on? Not for Hostage Calm, an act for whom backing social causes are as important as making punk music.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Hostage Calm with Lost Empires and They Stay Dead
7 p.m. Monday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$5
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Oklahoma’s animal house


Commentary

Louisa McCune-Elmore
In July, I asked Roy Lee Lindsey, executive director of the Oklahoma Pork Council, for a favor — to pick up philosopher Bernard Rollin at Will Rogers World Airport in five o’clock traffic and bring him to the Kirkpatrick Foundation for a cocktail reception.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A question of equality

A state question on next month’s ballot seeks to ban affirmative action in the public sector.


News

Rachel Curtis
A state question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot would effectively end affirmative action for women and racial minorities in the public sector statewide.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Forever at last

With its debut album, 'Contender,' the pop-punk act Forever Came Calling could be just that.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Forever Came Calling with No Bragging Rights and Altars
6 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$8-$10

 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Remembering segregation


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
I write with a heavy heart because on June 6, five men on the U. S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, thus erasing fundamental protections against racial discrimination in voting. What the court did takes me back in my mind to the dehumanizing days of segregation in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

A modest proposal


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Isn’t it “special” that Oklahoma legislators, mainly Republicans, voted to protect us women from having to make those tough decisions about our bodies?
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
 
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