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Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, is just around the corner. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years […]

A DA will not prosecute a deaf man beaten by police who couldn't hear their orders. It cost too much to hire a sign language interpreter.

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about the tense climate of 2016 in which we have seen countless people get murdered by police, over and over again. With the protests that have been sparked in North Carolina and Oklahoma in the last few days, Erica notes that rioting and destructive behavior can’t […]

As two separate investigations continue, led by the Justice Department and the Tulsa County District Attorney's office, more details emerge regarding Crutcher and Betty Shelby, the officer who fatally shot Crutcher in the middle of the road as he walked with his hands up towards his SUV.

Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old Tulsa, Oklahoma man, is dead after police shot him. Like many before him, Crutcher was Black and unarmed.

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

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.

The husband of the mayor of a small Oklahoma town has apologized for posing as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween.

Though the state of Oklahoma’s executions are under currently review by the Supreme Court (and Attorney General Eric Holder advocates a moratorium on all state-murders while…

Yet another unarmed black man was shot and killed by police, this time in Tulsa, Oklahoma by a 73-year-old officer of the law who said…

A white mayoral candidate in Oklahoma who performed in drag and blackface as a character named “Pollyester Kotton” is now apologizing for what he categorized…

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…