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Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic offers a socially, politically and religiously charged corrective to the European masters

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic offers a socially, politically and religiously charged corrective to the European masters

The traveling exhibit runs at the museum through Sept. 10.

Oklahoma civil rights leader’s recordings now available

Each reel-to-reel cassette and 8-track recording was preserved, rehoused, digitized and edited. The 28 shows include the Okfuskee County-born educator and civil rights leader’s shows from the 1960s through 2006. More shows will be released soon, organizers said. Luper also was the first black student to enroll in OU’s history department. She earned her masters

Slumming it

In the past year, Feed the Children has changed both its focus and its leadership. Now it hopes to educate people about its mission by recreating the atmosphere of an African slum inside an Oklahoma City warehouse. After walking through a hallway lined with pictures of kids in Feed the Children programs, visitors see a

A question of equality

Tamya Cox Photo: Mark Hancock Its proponents say the measure will advance equal opportunity. Authored by Sen. Rob Johnson, R-Kingfisher, State Question 759 would amend the state constitution to ban current policies requiring state agencies to submit annual affirmative action plans. Public offices would be prohibited from weighing inclusion or diversity when hiring. Although it

The reverend returns

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of that historic achievement, Greason will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Thursday’s Oklahoma City RedHawks game against the Albuquerque Isotopes at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. It will mark a different kind of delivery for the pastor and ex-pitcher, who for more than 40 years has delivered the Sunday sermon

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