Sen. Don Barrington’s, R-Lawton, proposed hoodie ban amendment is troubling not because it is likely to pass or be accepted but because it has emerged at a violent and tense period in American history.
Word fight Ben Felder’s article (News, “Cultural clash,” Jan. 14, Oklahoma Gazette) reports a forum held by Oklahoma City Public School District on the use of Native American mascots. Felder said, “The forum began with a reading of the definition and origin of the term ‘redskin,’ which refers to the bloody scalps or bodies of…
Prior to last week’s Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) meeting, I wouldn’t have considered myself a preservationist.
Why should the polemics of free speech and religion always presume that only the pious can be offended?
I don’t need a primer on the absolute misuse of Indian imagery and names in educational systems and on the athletic fields and courts they support.
Republican State Senator Don Barrington has authored a bill to make it unlawful to wear masks and hooded sweatshirts in public places.
Here in the season of giving, it’s more apparent than ever that Oklahoma energy companies are reaching out to support their communities across the state.
A few months ago, I started reading your paper, as it began being delivered to the hotel I work at.
The Oct. 8 article “Faith and fear” (News, Ben Felder, Oklahoma Gazette) at first struck me as more Islamic faith propaganda, but as I read, I realized that some of it might be true, or at least honest.
Taking a cue from our football team, Oklahoma also needs a strong defense against dirty Texas air pollution.