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Black leaders and mayor recall past civil rights gains – point to future needs

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Sunday, black leaders vowed to continue the fight for racial justice in the future as they recalled past gains in Oklahoma City to end segregation.
Holt at Cap Hill Civic Group, candidate for mayor

Holt – “Not just running for mayor of downtown”

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"I'm not just running for mayor of downtown," said David Holt. "I'm running for mayor of all of Oklahoma City." And it seemed to sum...
Julius Jones

Rally and march for Julius Jones intended to keep pressure on Gov. Stitt

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Supporters of Julius Jones gathered in Memorial Park Saturday to call for Jones to be given clemency by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt.
Anna Langthorn

At 24, Langthorn is new chair of Okla Dem Party

Close leadership elections leave sore feelings for some Anna Langthorn could be the youngest chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party in state history. She's only...
Dr. Lee E. Cooper, Jr.

East side pastor chosen to fill interim Ward 7 OKC Council seat

The Oklahoma City Council chose Pastor Lee E. Cooper, Jr. for interim Ward 7 Council member Tuesday after considering 18 applications for the post. He...
Protesters at end of morning

US Attny Gen draws protesters at Rose State

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A broad spectrum of activists were present at Rose State College for over two hours Thursday to demonstrate against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He...
Vigil light

Vigil at Capitol draws new activists – opposes “Trumpcare”

Brandi and ­Jezy Gray would not say they were completely on the sidelines before Donald Trump's election in November, 2016. But their approach to...
State of the State 2018 - Gov Fallin criminal justice reform

Local legislators, Fallin agree on criminal justice reform

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Some Oklahoma City legislators agreed with Governor Mary Fallin's push for criminal justice reform in her last State of the State address Monday. But, by...
bike summit

Annual Oklahoma Bike Summit equips cyclists for advocacy

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Cycling enthusiasts, advocates, and experts from across the state converged on Oklahoma City Friday and Saturday for the annual Oklahoma Bike Summit. Organized by Bike...
Cathy Cummings

Cathy Cummings may relocate, run for Ok County District 3 Commissioner

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OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) -- Cathy Cummings may go ahead and run for the District 3 Oklahoma County Commissioner race even after being gerrymandered...