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It’s been 64 years since Clara Luper and the Oklahoma City NAACP Youth Council sat down at the Katz drugstore counter and initiated one of the first civil rights protests in the country.
In this week’s edition of ShapED My Life, Oklahoma City native and chef extraordinaire Rick Bayless tells the story of an incredible teacher from his youth who is also a civil rights legend.
It has been 64 years since a local schoolteacher and her students initiated one of the first civil rights protests in the country.
A Congresswoman from Oklahoma will host a ceremony to rename the City Center post office after one of the state’s civil rights leaders.
The historic landmark in northeast Oklahoma City was originally home to Oklahoma City’s NAACP Youth Council and has long been considered home of OKC’s civil rights movement.
The post office at N.W. 5th and Harvey has a new name, the Clara Luper Post Office, dedicated to a woman who spent her life fighting for justice and racial equality right here in Oklahoma City.
Organizers say the district is hiring for many positions, including 44 classroom teachers.
Oklahoma City Public Schools is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, November 29.
They re-enacted that pivotal moment in the American Civil Rights Movement when Oklahoma City kids staged one of the first sit-ins in the nation, at the now long-gone Katz Drugstore.
It has been more than 60 years since an Oklahoma teacher and students headed to a popular drug store to stage a sit-in against segregation.
Social media users have been raving about Eastside Pizza, owned by local rapper Jabee, since a soft opening last week.