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OOP! Correction…. I Will Survive Fashion Show

OOP! Correction…. I Will Survive Fashion Show

Please note that the fashions on pages 24 – 25 are from the 2018 "I Will Survive Fashion Show." A number of designers participated in the fashion s...

Seven Women: An Intersectional Conversation about Justice

Seven Women:  An Intersectional Conversation about Justice

“Where do you start?” Former Senator Connie Johnson throws out the question to the audience gathered at Oklahoma City’s Nappy Roots Books on a Spring evening. “With all the challenges we face, how does anyone decide which one to tackle first?” Senator Johnson went on to explain that the answer to that question is highly individual. People get excited about, get involved in, those causes that strike a chord with them. Sometimes problems have to hit you in the face before you decide to take action.

Georgia Brown Federated Democratic Women's Club

Georgia Brown Federated Democratic Women's Club

The organizational meeting of the Oklahoma Federation of Democratic Women, a state-wide affiliated member organization of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, was held in Oklahoma City at the historic Huckins Hotel on Saturday the 10th day of April 1965.

The Power of Women - Meet Anita Arnold

The Power of Women - Meet Anita Arnold

Since 1991, Anita Arnold has served as Executive Director of BLAC, Inc. Arnold is a former executive of the U.S. Postal Service where she had responsibility for national information systems for Real Estate and Buildings of the Postal Service. She was the second-highest level female Postal  Service executive in the country.

Elected Officials Luncheon

Elected Officials Luncheon

  Photography by Elrey Carr Jana Harkins, President, OK Federation of Democratic Women’s Club , guest and Kitti Asberry , President, Georgia Bro...

Press Release - Upcoming Juneteenth event at the Oklahoma History Center

Press Release - Upcoming Juneteenth event at the Oklahoma History Center

Upcoming Juneteenth event at the Oklahoma History Center, featuring Carmen Fields, the daughter of the famous big band leader Ernie Fields Sr. and ...

NEWS RELEASE: Boy Scouts Host 2019 Adventure on the River Summer Day Camp (JUNE 10-14)

NEWS RELEASE: Boy Scouts Host 2019 Adventure on the River Summer Day Camp (JUNE 10-14)

  Also Online Registration for this event is found at https://www.scoutingrocks.tv/content/71399/2019-Adventure-on-the--River

Justice For Julius

Justice For Julius

In 1999, the Edmond businessman, Paul Howell, was murdered in a botched carjacking in his driveway. The tragic death of Mr. Howell and the trauma of the family he left behind, are deserving of justice. But the panic prompted by this cruel murder resulted in an unfair trial and it threatens the life of my former John Marshall student, Julius Jones. Nearly two decades after the crime, a DNA test was conducted, and here is why the new findings, when viewed as a part of the overall case, do not implicate Jones...

The 28th AnnualNEWS RELEASE: Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting

The 28th AnnualNEWS RELEASE:  Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Contact:   Rev. Don Heath, OK-CADP chair, 405-823-85...

Making A Difference

Making A Difference

Alberta is serving time for robbery, she does not dispute the crime, but serving a total of 37 years for a crime in which she said she had only taken $1,500 dollars. Is this a good use of taxpayer’s money? At a cost of $30,000 dollars a year the state has spent over one million dollars to incarcerate her and counting. There will be no return for the state of Oklahoma on this investment.

Blacks in Law Enforcement - Part II

Blacks in Law Enforcement - Part II

     JAMES T. SMITH, Chief of Police - Lawton Police Department James Smith became the Chief of Police for the Lawton Police Department, September...

Captured Moments: Fresh Start - Oklahoma City Black Chamber of Commerce

Captured Moments: Fresh Start - Oklahoma City Black Chamber of Commerce

On November 6, 2018, Shades of Oklahoma Magazine and Northeast Oklahoma City Community & Cultural Center co-hosted the Oklahoma Black Chamber of Commerce Fresh Start event.
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