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The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

“This was a place of reformation,” she explained. “Prisoners were taught trades and gardening so they could make a better life for themselves when they got out.”

Oklahoma history books at Full Circle, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKG Shop: Adult education

Metro residents should take advantage of numerous opportunities to improve themselves by visiting some local venues for continued learning.

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Penn & Teller’s Penn Jillette talks politics, travel and value of truth ahead of Aug. 19 show

Jillette appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice with the show’s former host, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Historic Guthrie building’s future is uncertain

The State Capital Publishing Company building, formerly a museum, remains vacant as recent plans fall through.

Joyce Jackson, who was involved in the civil rights sit-ins in Oklahoma City, smiles following a screening of Children of the Civil Rights. Joyce Henderson sits on her left, and Hannibal Johnson sits on her right.

Oklahoma Gazette remembers OKC’s young civil rights leaders

Members of the NAACP Youth Council spurred the civil rights movement in Oklahoma City by conducting peaceful sit-ins at local businesses.

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