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Oklahoma Women’s Coalition tries to make an impact through state legislation

Oklahoma Women’s Coalition tries to make an impact through state legislation

OKWC worked with lawmakers to help pass eight bills during the most recent legislative session.

Mickey Dollens walks a neighborhood in District 93 asking for support, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Minority voters have significant impact on upcoming elections

Candidates in upcoming local elections encourage everyone to vote and listen to constituents’ concerns.

Al McAffrey on the Oklahoma State House of Representatives floor, 1-30-12.  Mark Hancock

Tom Guild faces Al McAffrey in runoff election

Guild and McAffrey vie to represent Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.

Ward 5 Councilman David Greenwell, and Ward 6 Councilwoman Meg Salyer, listen to Curbside Chronicle editor, Rayna O'Connor, speak during the 12-2-15 Oklahoma City Council meeting.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma City Council votes to form tax force focused on reform

Oklahoma City Council and others seek reforms and more transparency in Oklahoma tax laws.

(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.

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Historic Guthrie building’s future is uncertain

The State Capital Publishing Company building, formerly a museum, remains vacant as recent plans fall through.

Paula Sophia Schonauer speaks at a protest for transgender rights at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Activist Paula Sophia Schonauer uses logic, compassion to confront intolerance

“The rhetoric of ISIS against the LGBT community isn’t much different from a lot of people on the Christian right,” Schonauer said.

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