Last week, there was quite a celebration in downtown Oklahoma City to recognize of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King.
Midtown celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebrating Black History Month
From Harriett Tubman’s first Underground Railroad in 1831 to Martin Luther Kings’ “I have a Dream” speech in 1963, so much has happened for the progress of the American black people in our country. Many would say we have a long way to go, but with a black President of the United States elected just over one year ago, we should rejoice with regard to how far we have come.
Main Street Program helped make the cut for the Velvet Monkey Salon
Estrella Evans had an enviable record as owner/operator of Velvet Monkey salons in the downtown, Nichols Hills and Oklahoma City University areas. Her flagship, 23rd Street location in midtown multiplied from one to three in just a few short years. Even with three stores, savvy clients quickly learned to book their next appointments four to six weeks out to make sure they could get in.
Midtown gets visit from hot dog maker’s Wienermobile
Since its 1936 debut, the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile has been a familiar sight across U.S. highways, bringing family fun to millions.
Town hall meeting denounces violence by religious group
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) denounces violence of all types, according to CAIR-OK Executive Director Razi Hashmi.