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.
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.
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.
Taking a cue from our football team, Oklahoma also needs a strong defense against dirty Texas air pollution.
Sexual violence and bullying are major public health concerns for today’s society, especially among Oklahoma youth.
Moving forward, it is critical that we not take public art for granted.
Within days following the Nov. 24 decision, groups in Tulsa and Oklahoma City organized vigils and rallies to let Oklahoma and America know that “Black Lives Matter” and we will continue this “Journey for #Justice.”
For a child’s education to be complete, it must include the arts. Arts education — music, dance, visual arts and drama — prepare students for school, work and life.
Investing in OKC, whether monetarily or with our time, will always pay off.