I’m pretty sure most folks couldn’t have cared less about last night’s football contest between the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide and the University of Georgia’s Bulldogs to determine the 2018 collegiate National Championship. For one, both teams are in the Southeastern Conference, and if you think the SEC is…
Yolanda Crawford is a fixture at her local Muskogee, Okla., Walmart, and when she is there, it is hard to miss her or her greetings as she carries out her job, welcoming everyone as family.
A former Oklahoma state senator is expected to plead guilty to a child sex trafficking charge later this month for offering to pay a 17-year-old boy for sexual “stuff” earlier this year, authorities said.
I first learned of my cousin’s lynching when I was 10 years old. During the summer, I often spent time at my uncle Johnny’s house, but that summer, my great-grandmother, a wizened old black woman whose face spoke of years of enduring the weight of patriarchy and white supremacy, was often there, too.
This week at VSB, we’re running a series called Albums That Changed My Life in which different writers let you in on the music that helped shape and mold them into the people they are today. We’re kicking things off with Lawrence Ware, for whom Jodeci’s Forever My Lady album changed the game.
Although a Tulsa, Okla., ex-cop will go down in infamy for killing an unarmed black man on video while he had his hands in the air, a judge has recently ruled that the shooting death can be removed from her employment record.
Well, if you wanted evidence as to how little this country values black lives, look no further than Tulsa, Okla., where a white former reserve deputy (aka a wannabe cop) walked out of prison, scot-free, after serving less than half of his already meager four-year sentence for killing an unarmed black man.
Oklahoma City police officers shot and killed a deaf man Tuesday night, despite shouts from neighbors that the man could not hear commands to drop the metal pipe that he had been holding.
Social media continues to rip the mask off white supremacy. This time, a police chief for a small town in Oklahoma said his goodbyes to his job after being exposed for having ties to not one, but two neo-Nazi websites.
Authorities arrested an Oklahoma man Saturday morning for allegedly plotting to detonate a vehicle bomb in downtown Oklahoma City.
Garfield County, Okla., Sheriff Jerry Niles and five other jail officials are facing second-degree manslaughter charges after being accused of being responsible for the death last year of an inmate because of negligence.
The Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot and killed unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher but was later acquitted in his shooting death announced on Friday that she will resign from the Tulsa Police Department.
Saturday marked the third mistrial in nine months for a former Tulsa, Okla., police officer who admittedly shot and killed his daughter’s black 19-year-old boyfriend.
The family of Terence Crutcher is still seeking justice and filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday seeking damages and widespread reform of the Tulsa, Okla., Police Department.
An Oklahoma family is extending their gratitude to a quick-thinking neighbor who fatally shot a father who was attempting to drown his 3-month-old twins in a bathtub Friday.
An Oklahoma man was shot and killed Friday as he was attempting to drown his infant twins in a bathtub, authorities say.
Tulsa, Okla., Police Officer Betty Shelby is back working a “desk job,” keeping the community safe, after killing an unarmed black motorist whose car had broken down on a highway late last year, the Associated Press reports.
The Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black motorist, but was later acquitted of manslaughter in the controversial case will be allowed to return to the police force for active duty, Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced Friday.
The manslaughter trial of Betty Shelby—the Tulsa, Okla., police officer who fatally shot Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man—is slowly coming to an end, with closing arguments scheduled to begin Wednesday.
In 2012, the 81-year-old nun Megan Rice—along with co-conspirators Gregory Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli—put every anti-war protester in America to shame when she snuck undetected into the Y-12 National Security Complex, threw blood on the walls, and hung Biblically significant banners from the secretive maximum…