Two recent out-of-state visitors remarked to me that Oklahoma is a friendly state. They were incredulous that they heard no horns blaring in downtown traffic and motorists respected their turn signals and allowed them to easily change lanes. Oklahomans do pride themselves on hospitality, but the news about the University of Oklahoma fraternity’s racist…
I am a black woman who graduated from the University of Oklahoma and was in a predominantly white sorority. Shortly after news broke on recent events concerning the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, I was on the road and watched as the driver of another car started having a seizure while approaching a red light…
We also must remember that many survivors are still struggling with anger, depression, stress, anxiety and grief as they cope with the trauma they experienced in the storms.
I’ve been doing public policy research and writing for nearly 20 years, and during that time, I’ve seen a noticeable shift in how Oklahomans have come to view public education.
Oklahoma Sierra Club believes in democracy and the right of local communities to regulate themselves.
It was quite surreal, being snuggled roadside by a person I just met.
With each election in recent years, fewer Oklahomans register to vote, turn up at the polls and run for office.
LGBT Oklahomans are excluded from protections offered to other minority groups.
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.
Prior to last week’s Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) meeting, I wouldn’t have considered myself a preservationist.