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Michael Owens poses for a photo at the Ralph Ellison Library, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Ralph Ellison Foundation director: Past provides solutions to help blacks living in Oklahoma

Ralph Ellison Foundation director: Past provides solutions to help blacks living in Oklahoma

“The challenge for us is how do we modernize that and make it relevant to the particular programming that we’re doing,” Owens said.

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Annual fundraiser event honors Ralph Ellison’s many talents

A Night with Ralph Ellison is 6-9 p.m. Feb. 25 at Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.

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Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

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Cover Story: Studying the storied history of banning popular literature

“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.

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Cover Story: Fred Jones Museum’s Visage exhibit explores unspoken meaning in portraiture

Photographic portraiture comes hand in hand with a deceptive sense of reality. It is easy to understand how a painted portrait could be interpreted, how a commissioned artist might depict a wealthy dignitary without his double chin or with an enhanced, confident gleam in his eye. The truth is many photographic portraits are no more

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