Host Serena Blaiz checks out news, events and action opportunities for Oklahoma progressives. Events for the week of Jan 15 in central Oklahoma are featured.
Mention: Together Oklahoma, Yes All Daughters, Oklahomans for Excellence in Science Education, Sierra Club, CAIR Oklahoma, Red State Radio, The L.O.V.E. Project of Oklahoma, Black Lives Matter OKC , Vegetarians of Oklahoma, badvoter.org
OKLAHOMA CITY – Audio and photos from Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty press conference held at the Oklahoma State Capital on May 20, 2016, held to respond to the interim report from the multicounty grand jury investigating Oklahoma’s execution protocol failures. Facilitated by former State Senator Connie Johnson, now chair of OK-CADP.
This week we have clips from the Legislate for the People rally at the Capitol on Saturday Then a report on the newly forming chapter of Democratic Socialists of America in OKC. A motley set of featured events and it’s a wrap while I nurse my allergies.
This public event took place on the South Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol, Oklahoma City, on April 2, 2016.
Emcees: Mark Maxey and Katherine Marshall Music: Jerry Griffin (not included in this audio file due to licensing issues)
Organizations including Democratic Socialists of America OKC Chapter, ACLU of Oklahoma, Change Oklahoma, Amnesty OKC; Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice, Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance, Peace House; and Rep. Jason Dunnington; Rev. Jesse Jackson; Dr. R. Mitch Randall; and Dennis Moore.
Note: The sound quality improves about 5 minutes in.