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Saturday, April 19
Tulsa Women of Color Expo & Festival Is Set

 

Five women will receive awards during the Women of Color Expo & Festival and elected officials will participate in a panel discussion.
The exposition and festival will be held from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at Langston University at Tulsa.
This is the inaugural presentation in Tulsa of what will become an annual event sponsored by Perry Publishing & Broadcasting., according to Martha Vaughn, manager of the exposition and festival...............READ MORE

ERSLAND SENTENCED….AGAIN!

He’s Already Serving Life Term for Murder

Given Another Two Years For Drug Possession

 

The pharmacist who is already serving a life sentence on a first-degree murder conviction was sentenced Monday to another two years for having drugs in his cell. Jerome Jay Ersland, 62, pleaded guilty to charges of possessing contraband in prison.
“It was sure nice to get out of solitary,” he said as guards led him in chains from the Cleveland County courtroom. Mr. Ersland is serving a life sentence for the 2009 fatal shooting or an already wounded robber inside a south...............READ MORE

 

Mayor Defeated in Upset
Bowser Wins in Democratic Primary

 

Councilwoman Muriel E. Bowser, whose activist father introduced her to signature-gathering and door-knocking as a girl, won a stunning upset the other day in the Democratic primary for mayor in a race that turned on the integrity of the incumbent, Mayor Vincent C. Gray. Councilwoman Bowser, 41, promised a “fresh start” as she put the focus on Mayor Gray’s ethics and neutralized his advantage as leader of a city of increasing economic ..................READ MORE

 

 

‘I’m No Rat; I’m a Cat’ Rights Leader Shown as Man With Many-Chaptered Life


It was the early 1980’s, and Rev. Al Sharpton was seeking a foothold in the music business.
He called news conferences and said he would schedule demonstrations and boycotts if Black promoters were not given a role in Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” tour.
By his account, that prompted a call from “someone who called himself Sal” and who threatened to pick up the telephone and order Mr. Sharpton killed.
That, in turn, prompted.................
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Career Fair Planned For Next Week
Companies Seek New Workers

 

The Oklahoma City Career Expo will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, at the Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers, Midwest City.
Job seekers will be able to speak with recruiting representatives from more than 35 area companies hiring for over 500 jobs.
Positions will be available in all industries, including the transportation industry. ...................READ MORE

 

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