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Brittny Meeks, Americorp volunteer, reads to children during an afterschool program at Hilldale Elementary, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Oklahoma Humanities, AmeriCorps and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will most likely be affected if federal program budgets are cut.

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 7, 2016

I believe that if we all speak out and stand up for each other, regardless of our religions, skin color and gender, we will come out stronger than we were before this country.

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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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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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Commentary: Sidewalks for a sense of community

He put down his cup of coffee, looked me in the eye, and asked, “Wait. Do you mean literal sidewalks?” I did mean literal sidewalks. It was the Thursday of Holy Week, so I wore my pastor’s collar, something not ordinarily required by our Presbyterian tradition. This group gathered for coffee and to discuss race-related

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Commentary: Eliminating racism in Oklahoma

  Two recent out-of-state visitors remarked to me that Oklahoma is a friendly state. They were incredulous that they heard no horns blaring in downtown traffic and motorists respected their turn signals and allowed them to easily change lanes. Oklahomans do pride themselves on hospitality, but the news about the University of Oklahoma fraternity’s racist

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