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Black Live Matter Rally

What has changed since OKC Black Lives Matter rally 2016?

Rev. T. Sheri Dickerson is happy when she thinks about the Black Lives Matter rally in Oklahoma City one year ago. She describes it...
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...
Paco Balderrama & Chief Bill Citty

Paco Balderrama first Hispanic major in OKC PD history

Paco Balderrama was promoted to the rank of major in the Oklahoma City Police Department Tuesday. He is the first officer from Hispanic culture to...
OKCPS bus in Pride Parade

Big yellow bus in Pride Parade marks shift for OKCPS

It almost looked like some confused school bus driver had lost his way and ended up in the OKC Pride Parade. But the appearance of...
pride parade

30th OKC Pride Parade draws big, diverse crowd

In its 30th year, the OKC Pride Parade provided another big, colorful, loud celebration of happy differences. OKC Pride Parade organizers reported 110 different groups...
La Bruja

Hispanic Cultural Day at Capitol draws crowd

The first Hispanic Cultural Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol filled the fourth floor rotunda Monday with the many songs and dances of people...

Bombing memorial service shows resolve for 22nd year

Senator James Lankford provided a sampling of the resolve Oklahomans have had since the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. “When we come together to pray...
Furia Verde and other fans

Energetic fans power Energy FC

See a full gallery of photos at the end of this article. Energy Football Club in Oklahoma City had their season home opener Saturday night...
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...
David Castillo, president/CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

Young prof Hispanic leaders craft skills

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...

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