BY NYLA ALI KHAN Published originally in Prairie Opinions at Red Dirt Report on Nov. 10, 2017 with the title “A dynamic world requires diversity and inclusion.” Reprinted with permission of the author. I had the honor of being invited to the Oklahoma Conference of Churches 2017 Annual Dinner by the Reverend William Tabbernee. This event was […]
AP When it comes to the well-being of people and the planet, perhaps no appointment in the current administration is more important than that of Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA is responsible for protecting our air, … Continue reading →
This post-election Sunday Rev. Meyers preaches from the book of Isaiah, chapter 65 verses 17 thru 25, a passage known as “The Glorious New Creation.” Recorded Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, from the pulpit of Mayflower Congregational UCC Church in Oklahoma City.
Can You Hear Them Now? By State Representative David Perryman Paul Marcarelli, formerly the “Test Man” in the Verizon commercials, is known for the question, “Can you hear me now?” Since that phrase became famous, it has morphed into a question that is used to inquire as to whether a person’s communication is “effective” rather […]
An Oklahoma Activist original opinion piece from contributor Camille Landry. The leaders who founded our nation and our state envisioned a government of laws and principles that would apply equally to everyone. They wrote a federal, then state constitutions to ensure that the most important principles of our society are clearly enshrined. The right to […]
Op-Ed By State Rep. David Perryman When my cousin and his classmates went to Vietnam in the 1960s, the government felt like he was old enough to fight but not to weigh in on matters like whether the country should go to war. The right to vote is historically a tricky subject. From an equitable […]
Walmart profits are going to decimate public education across the country. Don’t help fund this Walton Family project!
I am saddened that both major candidates for president in the United States are referring to the terrorist attack in the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida as “radical Islamism.” This rhetoric will divide us further as a nation, fuel … Continue reading →
Oklahomans respond to the tragic mass shooting in Orlando at the Pulse nightclub.