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(Design: Christopher Street / Photo: Emmy Verdin)

Cover Story: Our next steps in the march toward civil rights

Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.

(Design: Christopher Street / Photo: Emmy Verdin)

Cover Story: Our next steps in the march toward civil rights

Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.

A graduate student in Harvard University's public policy program, Adam Luck, stands next to the Oklahoma County Jail, 10-8-15.  (Mark Hancock)

County Jail Series: Leaders look to Texas for ways to improve criminal justice system

Editor’s note: This is the seventh and final installment of an ongoing series about Oklahoma County Jail, its development and history, ongoing structural issues and possible remedies. Visit okgazette.com for ongoing coverage and more of this story. Nearly anyone you ask who works in Oklahoma’s criminal justice system will tell you the state’s system needs have

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Miss Gay Oklahoma America pageant is Thursday and Friday at Angles

“At that time, when I first started, it was the time for Miss Gay Oklahoma; I was first introduced and completely captivated by it all,” Deveraux said. “I got to meet all of these people, and I remember thinking, ‘Oh, this is a thing here in Oklahoma?’”

Carmen MGO 2015 Green Full Color Photo Carrie Strong - provided

Miss Gay Oklahoma America pageant is Thursday and Friday at Angles

“At that time, when I first started, it was the time for Miss Gay Oklahoma; I was first introduced and completely captivated by it all,” Deveraux said. “I got to meet all of these people, and I remember thinking, ‘Oh, this is a thing here in Oklahoma?’”

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