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Nappy Roots Bookstore

Nappy Roots Bookstore gains new life on first day of Black History Month

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Eastside OKC's Nappy Roots Bookstore was facing eviction right before Black History Month. But, True Sky Credit Union stepped up to help.
Silent March, MLK Day 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday events all-virtual for 2021

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events in Oklahoma City will be all-virtual this year including the massive parade. Here are the details.
jail trust

Shove over racial slur in meeting draws introspection from victims

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A shove in a Jail Trust meeting January 4 could have resulted in charges for assault and battery but the one shoved has declined.
Market at Eastpoint

The Market at EastPoint represents hope and resources on NE 23rd

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The ceremonial ribbon was cut on The Market at Eastpoint, a grocery that will have symbolic and functional value along N.E. 23rd in OKC.
moral monday

First “Moral Monday” protest pressures DA and law enforcement to change

The Collegiate Freedom and Justice Coalition kicked off it's first of several "Moral Monday" actions that ended at the Oklahoma County Courthouse.
protest

Two months later, OKC protesters and police take a very different approach

Friday night's "Defeating Disparity Rally" had two locations in common with the one May 30 protest but eyond that the differences were large.
Protest leaders

Protest leaders surrender at Jail after DA decides to press state charges

Protest leaders Mark Faulk and Jess Eddy, surrendered at the Oklahoma County Jail Wednesday morning after speaking to supporters who had gathered.
Isaiah Lewis

Protest calls for DA Prater to reopen Isaiah Lewis police shooting case

Monday, protesters called for Okla County DA David Prater to reopen the case of Isaiah Lewis, a black 17-year-old who was shot and killed by an Edmond police officer in April 2019.
Land Run protest

SPIRIT Sit-In decries land runs, monuments, re-enactments

Native Americans and allies gathered in Bricktown in Saturday for a day-long sit-in that ended with a peaceful protest of the Centennial Land Run Monument.
Jabee Williams

Q&A with Jabee Williams at BLM protest against DA David Prater

The following is a short Q&A this reporter had with local rapper and eastside native Jabee Williams Thursday. He was attending a protest of DA David Prater.