Nonprofits and a state representative are bringing presenters on ACEs and their impacts on Oklahomans to the Capitol for an interim study.
“We, as women, are told repeatedly that our experiences aren’t valid, our votes don’t count and we can’t make a difference,” Horn said.
“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.
In the wake of the Dallas shootings, Oklahoma County police received anonymous thank-you notes for their service.
Oklahoma City police are now allowed to carry their own personal rifles while on duty.
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.
No human should inflict homophobic or transphobic hate — not slurs, not discrimination, not intimidation, not anti-LGBT legislation, not assault, not battery and not murder.
Education and understanding go a long way in preventing violence.
OKC group Oklahoma Creative hosts this year’s World Creativity forum, which features international innovators and entrepreneurs.