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“You couldn't ask for any nicer night for a home opener,” said Joshua Jarrell, a life-long baseball fan who was at the Bricktown Ballpark in downtown Oklahoma City Thursday. His wife Katie was just as eager as he was to...
The third annual Cine Latino Film Festival entertained a filled UCO CHK Central Boathouse Saturday evening. It revealed the talents of many Oklahoma City filmmakers, actors and actresses. A new feature of the festival this year was the addition of work...
David Castillo’s Latino Leadership OKC class attended the Oklahoma City Council meeting Tuesday. The well-dressed, alert young adults took notes and watch intently. “Now more than ever it's important for people to understand that there are professional Latinos and Latinas...
Joe Carter hit a 3-run, walk-off homer for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993 that clinched the World Series for them. Even people in other parts of the world knew him from the clip of his jumping up and...
From public protests downtown to the SW 29th street corridor of Hispanic-owned businesses and to the west side, Oklahoma City was a part of the nationwide strike Thursday called “Day without Immigrants.” The strike was an organic social media development...
“We have work to do!” was a persistent theme among the African-American speakers Sunday and Monday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. But even one Latina participant spontaneously said something similar in an interview with Free Press. It was...
Leaders opened and closed a series of Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations Sunday afternoon with the same urgent words: “We have work to do!” Oklahoma City Councilman John Pettis who represents Ward 7 on the east side of the city...
The screenwriters panel at the 2016 deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City featured several people who had various levels of experience at the craft. But one of the panelists stood out by his blunt, but highly informative answers to...
“Little Flower” Catholic Church at 10th and S. Walker Avenue in Oklahoma City still carries on a vibrant ministry to Hispanics. And, it's because a ruthless Mexican revolutionary let about 850 friars of the Roman Catholic Order of Discalced...
A new 27-acre riverfront park has been established by the Oklahoma City Council. A Hispanic WWII hero’s name will be transferred to it from a little used park nearby. The park was created by a Nov. 11 council vote transferring...