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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 8-23-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

8-23-13

On the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have A Dream' speech, we look at the impact of the celebrated speech, and how far some Oklahomans feel we still have to go to fully realize that dream. Then, a look at the state's historic black towns--founded before statehood and free of discrimination, these dwindling townships still have lessons to teach about equality. In health news, Oklahoma continues to improve in smoking, but a new study points out areas that could use improvement, and a look at the growing concern over drug resistant bacteria. Plus, congressional town halls, an update on the Cherokee Capitol, and a visit to the Oklahoma River, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Music, Biography & Profiles, Race & Ethnicity, Travel, Sports & Recreation, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Lifestyle, Child Development, Education, United States, Modern, Biology & Chemistry, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Education, Sports, Health

Originally broadcast on August 23, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/growing up black in ok.flv ONR 8-23-13
ONR 8-23-13

Growing Up Black in Oklahoma

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The Civil Rights movement helped shift policy across the nation and across Oklahoma, but the remaining distance to true equality depends on which generation of Oklahoman you speak to.

Related Topics: Community, Race & Ethnicity, Modern, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 23, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/black okla towns.flv ONR 8-23-13
ONR 8-23-13

Black Townships in Oklahoma

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In a pre-statehood Indian Territory, many African-Americans banded together to form towns free of racism and prejudice, places where their children didn't experience discrimination until they left town. Now many of these historic townships are dwindling, but their lessons carry on.

Related Topics: Race & Ethnicity, Civilizations, United States, Modern, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 23, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/oklahoma_forum/FORUM EDIT 8-25-13.flv Oklahoma Forum
Oklahoma Forum

Race Relations & the March on Washington

August 28th is the 50th anniversary of the "I Have A Dream" speech at the 1963 March on Washington. That speech led to a greater awareness of race relations and passage of the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act over the next two years. But civil rights is a work in progress, and today we discuss the speech and where race relations have come over the last half-century, with Currie Ballard, historian and producer of the Emmy award-winning "Ebony Chronicles"; Joyce Henderson, retired educator who attended the March on Washington as a high school student in Oklahoma City; Dr. Pauline Harris, Human Rights Coordinator for Tulsa Public Schools and Professor of African-American Studies at Tulsa Community College; and, State Representative Mike Shelton, democrat from Oklahoma City, a graduate of Langston University and a member of the legislative black caucus.

Related Topics: Race & Ethnicity, United States, Modern, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 25, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/NLGA Conference.flv ONR 7-19-13
ONR 7-19-13

ONR Extra: NLGA Conference

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During the annual meeting of the National Lieutenant Governor's Association, tribal leaders and representatives spoke about their governments, and how the two systems can and do coexist.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on July 19, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/Brady District Name Controversy.flv ONR 7-19-13
ONR 7-19-13

Brady District Name Controversy

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Controversy is swirling around the now-popular Brady Arts District in Tulsa, as unsavory facts are unearthed about the area's namesake.

Related Topics: Community, Race & Ethnicity, Modern, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on July 19, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/BABY VERONICA CASE.flv ONR 7-12-13
ONR 7-12-13

Baby Veronica Case

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Even after a Supreme Court ruling, a custody battle that has hinged on the heritage of the Native American father continues.

Related Topics: Caregiving, Child Development, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on July 12, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 6-28-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

6-28-13

In this ONR, a new fish kill has some state officials wondering if they're looking at a repeat of another massive fish kill from almost two years ago. We talk with experts about the Supreme Court's rulings, and take a look at the debate roiling over the use of private prisons in Oklahoma. Plus, a look at programs helping kids struggling to read, a new medical center is planned for Moore, and a new high-flying musical takes city dwellers to the jungles without ever leaving their seat, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Music, Community, Race & Ethnicity, Gender & Sexual Identity, Health Care & Illnesses, Child Development, Education, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Space

Originally broadcast on June 28, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 6-21-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

6-21-13

In this ONR, we look at Oklahoma's ongoing water wars. While the Supreme Court has handed down a ruling on the case between Oklahoma and Texas, more arguments over water are brewing, and these pit Oklahoman against Oklahoman. Water has been a huge boon to the state's wheat crop, which has experienced a huge turnaround from its previously dreary expectations due to recent rains. Oklahoma is home to more than 30 recognized tribes, and each has it's own way to determine who is or is not a member. ONR's Lis Exon explains. Plus, immigration bills and healthcare access, 50 years of the Equal Pay Act, a look at Tulsa's revived downtown and more on this ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Environment, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on June 21, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/OK WATCH IMMIGRANT HEALTH.flv ONR 6-21-13
ONR 6-21-13

Oklahoma Watch: Immigrant Health

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With an immigration bill on the ropes, undocumented immigrants across the nation and in Oklahoma are one more step removed from healthcare access.

Related Topics: Race & Ethnicity, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on June 21, 2013