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REFLECTION: Which black lives matter?

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Oklahoma City The genesis of the Black Lives Matter movement was moral outrage over the ill-treatment of young black men at the hands of police officers. Undoubtedly, the powder-keg moment was the shocking death of George Floyd this past May in Minneapolis. His death has sparked both peaceful protests demanding justice […]

State Rep. Sean Roberts questions tax credit for Thunder if players choose to kneel, disrespect flag

The City Sentinel Staff Report   Oklahoma City – State Representative Sean Roberts, R-Hominy, on Friday (July 31) released the following statement regarding the choice of National Basketball Association (NBA) players to take a knee during the national anthem prior to the beginning of their game. “By kneeling during the playing of the national anthem, […]

A change in the affairs of mankind – ‘The arm of commerce has borne away the gates …’

Frederick A. Douglass   (Rochester, New York, July 4, 1852) – While drawing encouragement from “the Declaration of Independence,” the great principles it contains, and the genius of American Institutions, my spirit is also cheered by the obvious tendencies of the age. Nations do not now stand in the same relation to each other that […]

The City Sentinel – Top Ten Local Stories for 2016

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Although some would designate the 2016 elections as a national event primarily, from the presidency to the grass roots in the heart of Oklahoma City they were the top local story of the past year. Former Governor David Walters commented during the primary campaign, it was unusual for […]

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