The Texoma Report 5-26-2021
As we approach the 100th commemoration of the Tulsa Race Massacre, KOSU teamed up with NPR's Next Generation Radio to highlight the experiences of people in the aftermath of what's believed to be the single worst incident of racial violence in American history.
Carlos Moreno spent much of the last two decades collecting stories and discovering a treasure trove of information on Tulsa's Greenwood District. Those have now all been compiled into his new book, The Victory of Greenwood. He hopes that by telling the stories of those who lived in the district that readers will see them as more than just names on a page.
Several sporting events in Oklahoma City will be opening up to nearly full capacity within the next few months.
Oklahoma has long struggled to hire and retain qualified educators. What will the COVID-19 pandemic do to the state's teacher shortage?