A Black teenager from Oklahoma decided to defend herself – violently – after she was called a racial slur by a White teen.
An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children’s home.
Quinton Laster, 20, the couple’s grandson, is being held on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sharon Reed, 59, and James Reed, 78, the report says. He had been living with his grandparents for about two years after being asked to leave his mother’s home, relatives told investigators.
An attorney representing victims of former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, convicted of raping Black women, condemned prison officials for removing any trace of his whereabouts from the database, saying it is causing his clients “crushing anxiety.”
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Holtzclaw made it his practice to sexually assault vulnerable Black women to cut his chances of being outed for the crime. Now his legal defense team is taking the same approach by reducing his victims to drug users and criminals to keep Holtzclaw out of jail.
The husband of the mayor of a small Oklahoma town has apologized for posing as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween.
*Aretha Franklin fans hoping to see her next month in Oklahoma will have to wait a little longer. The Queen of Soul released a statement Friday saying she was rescheduling her Oct. 17 concert in Durant and Oct. 22 show in Tulsa, citing a busy travel schedule. The legendary vocalist, who lives in Detroit and […]