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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

Peyton Manning to speak at Oklahoma State University


Five-time NFL Award winner and Super Bowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning will visit Oklahoma State University next week. The Student Government Association Speaker’s Board will host the Denver Broncos quarterback in Gallagher-Iba Arena on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. After a student tweeted to the Speaker’s Board saying Manning would be a great fit for OSU, the board then researched Manning’s availability and was able to book the appearance..............READ MORE

 

Oklahoma youth band together to stand up to Big Tobacco Kick Butts Day was March 19

 

Youth in Oklahoma and across the nation will band together March 19 to raise awareness about Kick Butts Day in an effort to end youth tobacco use.

Kick Butts Day events are planned nationwide, including more than 25 events in Oklahoma.
The African-American M-POWER group, and the OKC-County Health Department will clean up tobacco litter at Edwards Park, located at 1515 N. Bryant in Oklahoma City, from 1:30-4:00.................READ MORE

 

 

May 10
Trent Is Graduation Speaker at University


Dr. Tererai Trent, an alumnus of the school, will be the undergraduate commencement speaker at Oklahoma State University.
Commencement ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at Gallagher Iba Arena.
Dr. Trent will also receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during the ceremonies.
Described as a “humanitarian and activist,” Dr. Trent secretly educated herself as a youngster to rise from a childhood of poverty in in Zimbabwe, and went on to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees, while raising a family, from ................
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Assailant at Store Is Given Two Life Terms
Gang-Related Shootout Ends With Killings

One Victim Is An Innocent Shopper

 

The man prosecutors said was the shooter in a double murder at a electronics store was sentenced Monday to two life sentences that will run consecutively with no possibility of parole.
Jurors last month convicted Willie Wise, 22, of Tulsa, of murdering Graydon Wesley “Wes” Brown, 58, and Scott Dewayne Norman, 34, in July 2012, at the Best Buy store, 5520 E Skelly Dr.
Tulsa County District Judge Bill Musseman gave Mr. Wise the back-to-back life sentences.
Police reviewed store surveillance footage to identify Mr. Wise as the shooter...................READ MORE

 

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