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Alex Aguilar leads March On Oklahoma efforts in Tulsa and serves on the organization’s national board. (Photo Provided)

March On Oklahoma was born from the Women’s March on Oklahoma

March On Oklahoma was born from the Women’s March on Oklahoma

The Jan. 21 women’s marches in Oklahoma City, Washington, D.C., and the rest of the country are believed to be the largest single-day demonstration in recorded United States history.

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 15, 2017

How many? After the December 14, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, tragedy in which 20 precious children and six brave teachers were murdered by a 20-year-old carrying a high-powered rifle and two handguns, I wrote a letter to the editor of our local newspaper. I wrote that the time was right for common-sense measures such as reinstating

Ryan Kiesel, of ACLU of Oklahoma, speaks during a press conference lead by ACLU and allies dounouncing legislative efforts to silence protestors, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Anti-protest bills could curb freedom of speech or provide protection in Oklahoma

House Bill 1123 would enhance trespassing laws, and House Bill 2128 would hold protesters and individuals or entities that financially aid them liable for property damage.

Artist Jack Fowler attempts to project an image of Woody Guthrie on the Oklahoma State Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State officials turn the lights off on artist Jack Fowler’s projected Woody Guthrie-themed protest

On Feb. 27, Fowler projected an image of folk legend Woody Guthrie on a large tarp covering renovations to the north end of the Oklahoma state Capitol.

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The Blue Door’s annual tribute to Woody Guthrie confronts perceived fascism

Blue Door owner Greg Johnson has been organizing a Woody Guthrie tribute every year since 1991.

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