Tag: Features

State Question 802 On June 30 Ballot

Oklahomans to Vote on Medicaid Expansion By Shawn Crawford Oklahomans will have the opportunity to vote for State Question 802 on June 30. The question would amend the Oklahoma constitution to allow for an expansion of Medicaid coverage for uninsured Oklahomans below 138% of…

COVID-19 and the US Meat Supply

By Kristi Eaton Across the United States, meat-processing facilities have been deemed “hot spots” for COVID-19 cases, places where a large percentage or number of employees test positive for the virus.

OKC Black Eats highlights black-owned restaurants, chefs and culinary professionals

By the end of May, there will be nearly 60 black-owned restaurants in Oklahoma City, rivaling major metropolitan areas like Dallas and St. Louis, according to Apollo Woods, founder of OKC Black Eats.

Black Wall street Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

By Kristi Eaton Venita Cooper was getting excited about the upcoming spring months for her store Silhouette Sneakers & Art. Like many small business owners, she said sales were a bit stagnant during the months immediately after the holidays. But springtime – and its…

Still She Rises Defends Incarcerated Mothers

By Kristi Eaton Oklahoma has historically been one of the top incarcerating states for women in the nation, and a nonprofit called Still She Rises is trying to change that.