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Did George Floyd’s death affect Oklahoma’s elections?

Black Lives Matter protesters urged Oklahomans to go to the polls after Minnesota police killed George Floyd. Did the energy felt in street protests translate into Oklahomans’ polling places?


Oklahoma City Black Lives Matter requests more robust, transparent police oversight

Residents of Oklahoma City often don’t hear the details surrounding complaints against police and the investigations they prompt. Black Lives Matter activists are calling for independent probes of police investigations.


Oklahoma City leaders to reconsider police oversight following protests denouncing racial disparities

Thousands of Oklahomans demanded change after an unarmed black man was killed by police in Minneapolis. Protesters in Oklahoma City especially criticized its police departments relatively high number of killings of black residents. City leaders are considering some of the protesters’ demands.