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 Live Free OKC is on a mission to prevent gun violence

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Live Free OKC is on a mission to prevent gun violence and they believe they have an alternative solution, launching Oklahoma’s first community intervention program. “What we know is that less than 1% of a city’s population is usually responsible for almost 60% of the gun related shootings and homicides,” said Pastor Mike McBride, Executive Director of [...]

2023-08-04T15:19:04-04:00August 4th, 2023|Community Violence Intervention, News|0 Comments

Governor Calls for Resignations After Oklahoma officials Caught on Tape Talking About Killing Reporters and Lamenting They Can No Longer Lynch Black People

Oklahoma county leaders caught on audio talking about killing reporters, complaining they can no longer lynch Black people NBC News - Corky Siemaszko April 17, 2023 “I am both appalled and disheartened to hear of the horrid comments made by officials in McCurtain County,” Gov. Kevin Stitt said. The governor of Oklahoma has called for the resignations of the sheriff and [...]

2023-04-25T10:00:40-04:00April 25th, 2023|News, Racism|0 Comments

Justice for Julius Jones – Racial Prejudice in the Criminal Justice System: the Case of Julius Jones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9DZy_jhqxo Julius Jones remains incarcerated in Oklahoma, without the possibility of parole, despite maintaining his innocence and being TWICE recommended for commutation by the Oklahoma Pardon & Parole Board for a sentence with the possibility of parole.  In a case riddled with odious racial discrimination — including a police officer’s use of a racial slur during Mr. Jones’ arrest and [...]

2023-04-13T12:39:49-04:00April 13th, 2023|Death Penalty, News, Partners|0 Comments

Live Free OKC: community members and police talk about Tyre Nichols

Live Free OKC: community members and police talk about Tyre Nichols Tyre Nichols videos show what happened in fatal Memphis traffic stop beating Several protestors across the nation are coming together after the Memphis Police Department released bodycam footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols by officers at the department.Community members used this opportunity to express their concerns to local [...]

2023-03-01T11:21:49-05:00March 1st, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Women at the Cross – Abolishing the death penalty with Rev. Cece Jones-Davis

Rev. Cece Jones-Davis leads a powerful discussion with Joia Erin Thornton, Furonda Brasfield & Antoinette Jones. Join in on the conversation with three of the leading women at the forefront of abolishing the death penalty. Live Stream starts March 31st @noon est. #livestream #deathpenalty #panel #conversation #death #friday #interview

2023-06-05T10:33:41-04:00February 28th, 2023|Death Penalty, Events, News|0 Comments

OKC community members and police talk about Tyre Nichols

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Several protestors across the nation are coming together after the Memphis Police Department released bodycam footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols by officers at the department. On Sunday, Oklahoma City and surrounding communities came together for a forum at the Tower Theatre in Uptown. Tyre Nichols videos show what happened in fatal Memphis traffic stop beating Community members used [...]

2023-02-17T10:41:53-05:00January 30th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

RECAP OKC: Justice+Belonging Lab

Some magic is cooking in OKC! What a dope evening of #Justice+Belonging Lab with community members, faith leaders, systems impacted individuals, educators and elected officials. This is how we secure Justice and Peace for the people! Thanks to @justinbieber @justicetournews + @justiceforjulius for the partnership! Enjoy the concert in Tulsa!!! #justice #belonging #organize #peacemaker #healing #endgunviolence #enddeathpenalty #redeem #restore #vote #govern [...]

2022-03-29T14:22:56-04:00March 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments
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