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Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking at BLM Rally, OKC

Ind Day brings mixed feelings for local Black Lives Matter leaders

Editor's Note:  In two stories, Free Press is exploring the thoughts of several leaders of the Black Lives Matter, Oklahoma organization on the anniversary...
volunteer helping Marla Jean Hadley

Volunteer passion fuels Red Andrews Christmas dinner

The line for the 71st Annual Red Andrews Christmas dinner finally started to dwindle at 2:30 p.m. Christmas Day wrapping up about six hours...
Cecilia Vargas sings a duet with Robert Ruiz

Mariachi festival promotes pride, prepares Hispanic youth

The Second Annual Anita Martinez Mariachi Festival kicked off a week of activity Thursday with a concert that featured visiting artists and local talent. Mariachi...
Open Streets OKC looking south

Happy crowd enjoys Capitol Hill Open Streets OKC

"I got a sword!" Grayson Debouse was fired up about his balloon shaped into a yellow sword Sunday. With a big smile, he pointed to...
Gloria Torres and DACA recipients

DACA recipients, supporters speak out

Tuesday was a hard day for DACA recipients. Tears, hope, anger and bewilderment were all in display at a news conference in Oklahoma City and...
Dodgers' third home season opener

Broad cross section of OKC metro at Dodgers home opener

“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...
Capitol Hill Library ribbon cut

Big emotions mark Capitol Hill Library opening

“My legs are shaking. My voice is probably shaking. I am so excited.” said Mary Sosa, a longtime Capitol Hill civic leader. She talked with...
Manuel Perez

New riverfront park to be named after Hispanic WWII hero

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...
Supt Aurora Lora

Supt responds to Confederate generals school name concerns

National events are forcing local Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders to respond to heightened concerns about four schools the district says are named after...
MLK Day 2018 Ceremony at Okla Hist Ctr

MLK Day OKC – New challenges for next generation

The schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day stays the same in OKC, but realities for black Americans continue to change each year revealed...

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