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Katt Williams speaks on Oklahoma, Russell Westbrook and celebrity in politics ahead of three shows in Norman

Katt Williams speaks on Oklahoma, Russell Westbrook and celebrity in politics ahead of three shows in Norman

Williams performs Friday-Saturday at Riverwind Casino.

The Alfred P. Murrah building after the 1995 bombing | Photo Jon Hersley / Public Broadcasting Service / provided

Barak Goodman’s Oklahoma City documentary explores the far-right anger that inspired Timothy McVeigh

The film screens Friday-Sunday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art and airs 8 p.m. Tuesday on PBS affiliates nationwide.

(Cover illustration: Christopher Street)

Cover Story: Making America hate again? Hate and extremist group activity on the rise

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


Commentary: What the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing taught us

  It is hard to believe that 20 years have passed. I was taking roll in a public speaking class at Oklahoma City University that fateful morning, and a young woman who was often tardy strolled in at 9:05 and said, “Sorry I’m late, but they just blew up a building over there.” I remember

MAPS for trauma

It was joy and grieving and defiance. I was screaming at Timothy McVeigh and for that baby carried by the firefighter as much as I was yelling for our young team that was making our city proud much sooner than expected. In OKC, it is all wrapped up together, the joy and pain. Now, unfortunately,

‘Darkly similiar’

Then-Gov. Frank Keating hours after the April 19, 1995 bombing Credit: Mark Hancock Keating had taken office three months before the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building that killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others. Then, on April 15 of this year, two brothers in Boston allegedly set

A ‘transformational’ gift

“This is the single biggest day, I think, in the memorial’s history,” said local attorney Mike Turpen, co-chair of the memorial’s 9:03 Fund, a campaign to raise $15 million for the museum. That amount includes $10 million for an endowment and $5 million for museum enhancements. The Insasmuch grant, announced at a news conference today,

The rest of the story

As he sat down at a computer terminal in the Social Security Administration office of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, he did not hear the boom of the explosion. He could not know that its origin was a Ryder rental truck parked just feet from the office’s reception area. “Different people have different experiences

Info on informants

The battered and bruised body of Kenneth Trentadue raised the suspicions of his family. And the journalists might not be alone. FBI informants might also be found on the White House staff, in the offices of U.S. congressmen, in the courts and among the clergy. The allegations stem from Trentadue’s ongoing legal battle with the

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