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“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...
“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...
It’s the first Saturday of the Oklahoma State Fair. On the other side of State Fair Park from the well-known carnival rides, Katy Leard is competing with the mass of 1,035 other 4-H and FFA youth from across the state...

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