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Oklahoma’s “God Hates Flags” bill bans state from promoting Pride

Oklahoma
Written By: Deon Osborne (OKLAHOMA) A bill that bans Oklahoma state funds from being used to promote LGBTQ+ Pride month or Pride flags passed a committee hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in...

Hack the Future Greenwood connects AI with the Black community

Oklahoma
Written By: Deon Osborne (GREENWOOD, Dist.) Tyrance Billingsley II, founder of Black Tech Street, will connect Black Tulsans with AI technology to test Large Language Models (LLM) at...

Crossover Community Impact centers youth and families

Oklahoma
Written By: Deon Osborne (TULSA, Okla.) Crossover Community Impact, a north Tulsa program dedicated to positively impacting underserved youth, continues to pave a path forward with the...

Oklahoma Ranks Low for Children of Color Well-Being

Oklahoma
Written By: Anna Littlejohn (OKLAHOMA) A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Center highlights national rankings for child well-being. Wide historical...

Cherokee Nation Chief to lead MLK Parade on Black Wall Street

Oklahoma
Written By: The Black Wall Street Times (GREENWOOD, Dist.) Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. of the Cherokee Nation has been named Grand Marshal of the 45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther...

Black veterans receive less benefits compared to White veterans

National
Written By: Sydney Anderson (NATIONAL) Black veterans are less likely to receive physical or mental health benefits than their White counterparts when requested by the Department of...

Shawnee Passes “No Sit, No Lie” Ordinance

Oklahoma
Written By: Anna Littlejohn (SHAWNEE, Okla.) Sitting or lying on public sidewalks and sleeping outdoors in downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma is now prohibited. The ordinance was passed Monday...

NAACP Oklahoma Responds to Gov. Stitt’s DEI Executive Order

Oklahoma
Written By: Anna Littlejohn (OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) Gov. Stitt signed an executive order restricting diversity, equity and inclusion programs at Oklahoma colleges and universities...

Project Commutation sounds alarm on proposed rules changes

Oklahoma
Written By: Deon Osborne (OKLAHOMA) An organization that provides free legal representation to Oklahomans with excessive sentences warns the Pardon and Parole Board’s proposed rules...

Glow on the Green: Illuminate the Night with Free Lights On Event

Oklahoma
(TULSA, Okla.) Guthrie Green will usher in the holiday season with its annual free event, Lights On: Glow on the Green Friday, December 1st. Read this story on The Black Wall Street...