“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
It takes many incarnations or lives for a soul to make important choices concerning the direction of a community, city or country.
A retired agriculture teacher shocked attendees at a meeting when he made racist and homophobic comments and presented an African-American man with KKK symbols.
For many people, including the 1 in 4 Oklahomans each year who marry a member of a different race, “separatist” versus “supremacist” is a distinction without a difference. Intolerance, discrimination and segregation are simply different shades of the same things: extremism and hate. Despite its avowed passivity and public disavowal of hate as a community…
Gov. Mary Fallin will not be attending an event were the KKK will be a topic of discussion.