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Black Lives Matter Children’s March for Justice coming Sunday, June 21

Black Lives Matter OKC is organizing a youth and children's march on the east side of OKC Sunday, June 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Supreme Court decision protecting gay, transgender workers celebrated

A U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down Monday to protect workers under Title VII was a major surprise nationally and to local LGBTQ+ advocates.
police

Protest Friday led by college students represents maturing of movement

A rally and march ending in front of the Oklahoma City Police Headquarters Friday revealed a rapid maturing of protests in Oklahoma City.
protest

Peaceful protest devolves into broken glass, police confrontations, tear gas

What started as peaceful protests of police killings across the nation ended with broken glass and damage to locally-owned businesses Saturday night.
Stop Killing Us Rally

Black Lives Matter plans “Demand Justice Protest Rally” in OKC Sunday

Black Lives Matter OKC will hold a rally and protest starting at N.E. 36th and N. Kelley Avenue in Oklahoma City Sunday from 2:30 to 4:30.
Stop Killing Us!

Stop Killing Us! rally points to perils of black youth on Mother’s Day

After hearing two speeches at the Stop Killing Us! rally on Mother's Day, the group held a driving demonstration on N. Lincoln Boulevard.
Holt

Holt — Acts like OKC bombing “depend on the triumph of dehumanization”

On the 25th anniversary of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred E. Murrah Federal building, the memorial service was a video product instead of a live event.
point in time homeless count

Point-in-time count sends volunteers into city in search of homeless

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The 2020 point-in-time count of Oklahoma City's persons who are experiencing homelessness sent volunteers out Thursday to find those who are often overlooked.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events dominated by youth, young adults

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From the silent march in the morning to the ringing of the bell to the program at noon and the afternoon parade, youth dominated all activities of MLK Day.
new year's noise

“New Year’s Noise” protesters apply more pressure about Jail conditions

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Protesters against Oklahoma County Jail policies held the first demonstration of 2020 Wednesday, Jan. 1, continuing pressure on Sheriff P.D. Taylor.