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OKG Newsletter


Topic: hispanic

In the Red

Saturday’s Red Tie Night marks 20 years of partying with a purpose.


Features

Mia Cantu
Red Tie Night
6 p.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
okaidscarefund.com
$500-$20,000
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Viva la comunidad

Five years after a controversial state law sought to reduce illegal immigration, the impact on OKC’s Latino community appears minimal.


News

Peter Wright
The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007, better known as House Bill 1804, was tough for its day. It remains the gravitational center of illegal immigration arguments in Oklahoma, even as it has been dissected by lawsuits, eclipsed by bills in other states and rendered less relevant by an increasingly young and legal Latino community.
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

What would J.C. do?


CFN

Gazette staff
The spanking Mitt Romney took in the presidential election might have the GOP thinking it’s time for a new quarterback — perhaps a real, honest-to-goodness QB. And so it is that J.C. Watts, the former Oklahoma congressman and University of Oklahoma Sooners quarterback, says he is being encouraged to run for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee.
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

New life

The long-struggling Crossroads Mall gets a second chance as a commercial hub for OKC’s growing Latino community.


News

Peter Wright
A mariachi band played as dancers from a traveling circus last week unveiled plans to reshape Crossroads Mall. With a new name and new tenants, future renovations and a busy schedule of events, developers hope to transform the once-thriving mall into a commercial hub for Oklahoma City’s Latino community.
 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The road ahead

OKC’s Hispanic business leaders aim to renovate their community one street at a time — starting with S.W. 29th.


News

Tim Farley
Transforming S.W. 29th Street from an ugly and outdated area into an attractive and thriving business district will be a challenge for community leaders.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Fair play?

Ward expansion would help better represent the city’s minority populations, say some Oklahoma City Council members.


News

Tim Farley
Pete White might feel like the Lone Ranger in a movement to create opportunities for minorities wanting to serve on the Oklahoma City Council.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Minority candidates show strength in primary


News

Ben Felder
Sí se puede. That was the chant from inside La Oaxaqueña Bakery on Oklahoma City’s south side.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Documented success

Education can help bridge the gap for students who lack citizenship documentation.


News

Ben Felder
For undocumented teenagers, life after high school can sometimes appear bleak.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Translating growth into opportunity


Commentary

David Castillo
Recently, there has been a lot of buzz in Oklahoma about all things Hispanic, and not all positive.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
 
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