Both Sharon and Mary Bishop-Baldwin worked for Tulsa World during their yearslong legal battle.
The gathering in downtown Edmond has become known for its food trucks, craft beer and live music.
Events include an 8K, a 5K, green eggs and ham, celebrations with booze, performances by Oklahoma Scottish Pipes & Drums and live music.
Brett Emerson said his favorite pinball table in competition is The Simpsons Pinball Party.
“I came from a generation when we put on shows in basements and didn’t think about paying the bands, but we always did if we had the money,” he said.
“I think everyone’s an artist, and that’s the main conversation I have with people when they come to the door,” Wiggins said.
“The challenge for us is how do we modernize that and make it relevant to the particular programming that we’re doing,” Owens said.
Around 800,000 books, CDs, vinyl albums and DVDs will be available for a low price.
Miillie Mesh, Deanne Brodie-Mends, Jabee, Ebony Iman Dallas, Don Eisenberg and W. Jerome Stevenson discuss the culture of the metro’s arts scene.
Oklahoma Gazette commemorates Black History Month by sharing the stories and achievements of our communities and their leaders, from business owners to poets and musicians, as they contemplate our city’s black future. Cover by Chris Street.