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Sharon and Mary Bishop-Baldwin spent nearly 10 years in a legal battle to win the right to marry. | Photo Gazette / file

New book Becoming Brave tells the story behind marriage equality in Oklahoma

New book Becoming Brave tells the story behind marriage equality in Oklahoma

Both Sharon and Mary Bishop-Baldwin worked for Tulsa World during their yearslong legal battle.

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Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.

The 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast celebrates the life and work of the activist and Baptist minister Jan. 16 in Midwest City. | Photo provided

Local prayer breakfast celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The 20th annual Midwest City Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast starts 7 a.m. Jan. 16.

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Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 14, 2016

I truly wanted to thank Mrs. Anderson and tell her how much reading her letter meant to me, a lower-income Native female scared of the next four years. It is so nice to know that there are people out there who truly know the consequences of what we’ve let happen to our country.

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Cleveland County environmental movement has parallels to Standing Rock Sioux tribe struggles in North Dakota

The images of thick, black, heavy crude flowing between homes and into the natural wetlands haunt Maria Todd. Anytime the mother of three hears discussions of pipelines, her mind reels with images of the 2013 Pegasus Pipeline rupture that coated parts of Mayflower, Arkansas, she said during a recent interview with Oklahoma Gazette. Recently, such

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Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma book series takes on civil rights and equality

All of the books in the series are Pulitzer winners or nominees.

(Design: Christopher Street / Photo: Emmy Verdin)

Cover Story: Our next steps in the march toward civil rights

Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.

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