Oklahoma

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 […]

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

The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's report listed the probable cause of death as asphyxiation due to "manual compression of the neck."

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 […]

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 […]

Oklahoma has executed 112 inmates since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.

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."

The 13 black women who say Daniel Holtzclaw raped them while he was on duty as an Oklahoma City police officer have largely been ignored by…