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U.S.-Cuba Expert In OKC June 18
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U.S.-Cuba Expert In OKC June 18

What’s really going on with the U.S. and Cuba? Longtime Pastors for Peace program coordinator John Waller will be in OKC Tuesday, June 18 to offer insight into the long-complicated relationship during a special event at Church of the Open Arms UCC, 3131 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Waller has helped coordinate 20 annual humanitarian aid caravans…

We’re Heard This Bigotry Before
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We’re Heard This Bigotry Before

BY GARY EDMONDSON Glen Huber got me good. It was 1960. Our fifth grade class was going to have a mock presidential election – Kennedy/Nixon. Glen’s family was one of the few Catholic families in our small Indiana town. Our teacher asked for any endorsing speeches. Glen stood up and opened by saying, “I’m not going…

Are The Racists On Viral Videos Mentally Ill?
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Are The Racists On Viral Videos Mentally Ill?

BY FROMA HARROP Most everyone who spends time on social media has come across videos in which a white person is screaming racial insults, usually at a Latino or African-American. A recent example shows a woman at a ShopRite in East Haven, CT, barraging a black man with racist invective. But look more closely at…

Fossil Fueled Fascism
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Fossil Fueled Fascism

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There are at least four things about which our current president is quite consistent: He is anti-immigrant and anti-refugee in relation to non-white immigrants. He is anti-Islam, except in the case of Saudi Arabia and its allies. He supports Christian Fundamentalism. He supports the fossil fuel industry. These four things contribute…

Double Standards On Racist Behavior
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Double Standards On Racist Behavior

BY GARY EDMONDSON Childhood vacations saw us visit relatives in Jefferson and Stephens Counties. One such visit likely saved me from the stigma that has attached itself to several politicians lately. We returned from Oklahoma one year just in time to see our hometown of Westfield, IN, put on a minstrel show in the high…

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