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Category: Opinion

Community Leaders Plan to Speak in Opposition to Course Taught by Officer Betty Shelby

Community leaders sent out the following press release detailing a press conference in opposition to a Tulsa County Sherriff’s Office/CLEET class being taught by Officer Betty Shelby this coming Tuesday, August 28th: […]

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Justice Deferred Is Justice Denied

Earlier this month, President Trump selected Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, setting the stage for what will no doubt be a contentious nomination contest. To most, Kavanaugh’s selection as someone from the conservative Heritage Foundation’s shortlist is not surprising, but his vocal support for an Executive Branch with as few restrictions as possible makes him a more concerning decision than most.

Clara Luper, the Mother of Oklahoma’s Civil Rights Struggle

Clara and her followers, mostly teenagers, were among the first set of organized and peaceful protesters in America, practicing sit-ins in Oklahoma for the purpose to integrate the  state. Their actions, as nonviolent activist, were the catalyst for the sit-ins throughout the American south that ushered in the greatest era of inclusivity in America,  which was integration. Clara Luper’s name in and of itself is now a symbol of American excellence and represents America’s desire for equality.