With no eyewitnesses, no murder weapon and only the barest of circumstantial evidence, the men on the jury were asked to convict a man and send him to his death simply because he was black and wore winter attire near the murder of a white man.
Straughan started The Homeless Alliance 11 years ago and said he has seen the community become more collaborative in its effort to end homelessness in recent years.
For decades, America’s top-tier cities represented a handful of metropolitan regions that seemed to have a monopoly on innovation and culture. Cities like Oklahoma City, in the heart of “fly-over country,” lacked a seat at the table when it came to world-class entertainment and cutting-edge business. Even simpler facets of urban life, such as specialty…
Cities in the metro have banded together and formed a regional transit authority, a step toward a future integrated commuter transit system.
Without uniting these cities on important issues, we might lose our ability to put our state on the map in a positive light.
Kidical Mass teaches riders and community about safety and health.
A school designed to serve homeless children offers top-notch education, a safe haven and positive steps forward.
If Gov. Mary Fallin endorses Senate Bill 782, school districts outside Oklahoma City and Tulsa could open charter schools.
There’s no story without their roots.
Senate Bill 68 would allow OKC and Tulsa to sponsor charter schools, but not everyone thinks it should be passed.