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Upholding Justice

The missions of the Oklahoma City and Tulsa Human Rights Commissions are simple: protect, promote and support the human rights of every person in the community, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion or other status.  OKC’s Human Rights Commission met this January for the first time in 27 years – and Tulsa’s commission has been a catalyst in...

Ahead of the Suffrage Curve

August marks the centennial of universal suffrage in the United States and Oklahoma was significant player in the push to give women the right to vote. Two years before all distaff Americans could cast full ballots, Oklahoma became the 21st state to grant women unlimited suffrage, for which many had fought since pre-statehood days. Often forgotten is that the battle...