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Rev. T. Sheri Dickerson, head of Black Lives Matter OKC, reflects on the shooting of Jacob Blake and the case of Julius Jones. Jessie Smith/Gaylord News

Black Lives Matter rallies for Julius Jones at Washington march

Emma Sears and Jessie Christopher Smith August 28, 2020

WASHINGTON — Thirteen members of the Black Lives Matter OKC chapter called for clemency of Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones while joining others marching to protest police brutality and racial...

Dozens of individuals hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 12, as a crowd advocates for justices to uphold the Obama-era DACA program. Addison Kliewer/Gaylord News.

DACA recipients find community and common ground in advocacy

Wendy Weitzel, Reporter July 16, 2020

Tasneem Al-Michael is the son of parents he admires, the younger of two children, the proud owner of a cat named Moon and the only person in the Al-Michael family who is undocumented. When he came to...

Protest march in Oklahoma City on May 31, 2020.

OPINION: Beware of the return to normalcy

Jessie Christopher Smith, Reporter June 3, 2020

Something to consider in the wake of #BlackOutTuesday: I've noticed many people -- from celebrities and everyday citizens to journalists and federal employees -- sharing images of police officers kneeling...

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