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Anita Arnold poses for a photo at Black Liberated Arts Center, Friday, May 13, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Charlie Christian International Music Festival returns with an emphasis on the soloist’s breadth of influence

Charlie Christian International Music Festival returns with an emphasis on the soloist’s breadth of influence

Famous Oklahoman Charlie Christian is considered a great pioneering soloist on the electric guitar.

Jenny Archer packs condom kits to be distributed during OKC Pride Week. | Photo Laura Eastes

Community organizations stand up for HIV education and prevention

A 2014 Kaiser Family Foundation report shows 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV.

Tea Partiers for T.W.

Palin endorsed Shannon in a March Facebook post trumpeting Shannon’s accomplishments, including being the first Republican to with his district’s state house seat and becoming the youngest Speaker of the House in Oklahoma’s history. She also said he’s perfect for the job even though he is an “underdog” and has had many “naysayers” against him.

Johnson announces Democratic bid for U.S. Senate

Johnson, a state senator since 2005, wanted her mother by her side when she officially announced her bid for the U.S. Senate. “The person who made this all possible is who we are waiting for,” said Johnson as her mother, Wanda, 83, arrived. While crediting her family, faith and friends, Johnson announced she is seeking

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

LETTERS

Thank you, Rev. Meyers Thanks for your commentaries, Rev. Robin Meyers. I always read your views. — Mel Wright Oklahoma City Let’s be pioneers To the state of Oklahoma, the first Oklahomans were called pioneers. We pride ourselves as pioneers and leaders of industry in many areas and fields, mainly our natural resources. Right here,

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