14 Feb

Rep. Floyd introduces suicide prevention bill

State of Oklahoma House of Representatives   February 13, 2013   For immediate release: Contact: Rep. Kay Floyd (405) 557-7396   Rep. Floyd introduces suicide prevention bill   OKLAHOMA CITY– A recent study cited suicide as the second leading cause ...

13 Feb

Oklahoma Black History Heroes: Opio Toure

March 31, 1954 – February 4, 2008 Opio  Toure, a former Oklahoma State Representative, lawyer, activist, mentor and Langston University alumnus. Toure (who had changed his name from Ezellmo A. Stephens) was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on March 31, 1954. ...

11 Feb

Oklahoma Black History Heroes: Clara Luper

Clara Luper Her name does not resonate like that of Rosa Parks, and she did not garner the kind of national attention that a group of black students did when they took seats at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, ...

07 Feb

Reason Not Rhetoric

For Immediate Release February 7, 2013 Contact: Wallace Collins 405.427.3366   REASON NOT RHETORIC Republican Leadership Continues Hypocrisy  Oklahoma City– Is it hypocrisy to gladly take federal dollars for drought relief, wildfires, tornadoes, floods, or education, but not for healthcare? Oklahoma ...

05 Feb

Oklahoma Black History Heroes: Prentice Gautt

Prentice Gautt was born on Feb. 8, 1939 in Oklahoma City, OK. In his early years, Gautt played high school football for Douglass High School in Oklahoma City. While playing high school football, he became the first African-American athlete in ...