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OKG Newsletter


Topic: blacks

Bad egg

Stamped with the KKK's seal of approval


CFN

Gazette staff
So let’s look at the possible goals of Ada’s former Beautification Committee: plant some flowers, decorative street lights, keep black people out, public art. Wait. Back up. One of those seems decidedly less beautifying and slightly more … racist.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 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

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

Fair play?

Ward expansion would help better represent the city’s minority populations, say some Oklahoma City Council members.


News

Tim Farley
Pete White might feel like the Lone Ranger in a movement to create opportunities for minorities wanting to serve on the Oklahoma City Council.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
 
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