I miss Black History Month. Ever since 2020, when George Floyd’s murder plunged us into America’s “racial reckoning” — the real Black History Month has been missing in action. Around the turn into the 20th century, Booker T. Washington, founder of Tuskegee University, said, “You go to school, you study about the Germans and the […]

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As we celebrate Black Heritage Month in 2024, there are groups of people who are trying to sugarcoat and erase African American history to promote patriotic education. Black Heritage Month — also known as Black History Month — is an opportunity for us not only to remember and reflect but also to educate our youth. […]

The first Black Republican to serve in the U.S. Senate was a preacher by the name of Hiram Revels. He was born free, to free parents, in 1827. Mississippi state legislators sent Revels to Washington in 1870 to fill one of two vacancies. When the state seceded in 1861, both its senators went with it. […]

As the United Way of Northwest Oklahoma is in the final stretch of our annual campaign, we also pause to extend a few words of immense gratitude to the community, our partner agencies, our supporters and our closest friends. My dear friend, Pat Potts, an Oklahoma City legend in service and philanthropy always says this […]

MASSIVE explosions have rocked western Ukraine after an oil pipeline blew up, injuring three people. It’s not yet known what caused the horror inferno that turned the sky black and could be seen for miles. Horror scenes show the sky turning black Rescuers are currently working to put out the fire caused by the eruptionCredit: […]

Wind turbines operate at sunrise in the Permian Basin oil and natural gas production area in Big Spring, Texas, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights LITTLETON . . .

LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – U.S. crude oil production increased again in June and is nearing the record high set before the pandemic, but the pace of growth is slowing as the industry responds to the fall in prices since the middle of 2022. Total crude and condensates production rose to 12.8 million barrels per […]

A U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat passes a barge carrying jacket supports and platforms for wind turbines in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean off Block Island, Rhode Island July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

ORLANDO, Florida, Aug 24 (Reuters) – What if Japan or China intervened in the foreign exchange market to sell dollars and support their currencies and liquidated U.S. Treasuries in the process – and the sky didn’t fall down? It would be a scenario hard to imagine even 10 years ago, but it’s more plausible now […]

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