My struggle with ‘white silence’

I initially scrolled past the video. But then I began to question myself. Is it wrong of me to do that? By ignoring the video am I ignoring its reality? Am I ignoring the pain incidents like that cause and the people they hurt?
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Another rise in violent crime in Tulsa in 2016

In Tulsa, compared to the first six months of 2015, the same period in 2016 saw a 24 percent increase in violent crime. Still, the overall violent crime rate in Tulsa remains low compared to historic standards.
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Blake Ewing wants you to read these angry New Year’s Eve texts about his lawsuit …

I informed Councilor Ewing that the plaintiff did not agree that the lawsuit had been settled. Nevertheless, I received numerous angry texts from Ewing Saturday night and since he said that I should share them with readers, feel free to read them.
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Diary of a new dad: Growing under the shadows of passing planes

My first year as a dad has been a whirlwind of trying to unlock the mysteries of fatherhood while trying to also find my own place in the world.
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The Frontier is taking down its paywall

In order to expand the reach of its investigative journalism, The Frontier will lift its paywall beginning Tuesday as part of its transition to a nonprofit model.
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Fallin defends use of personal email for state business as ‘more efficient’

Gov. Mary Fallin handles most of her state-related email on her personal email address and two former top staff members also used personal email addresses for official business. It's not clear whether the governor's office is abiding by requirements to preserve, archive and search these accounts when Open Records Act requests are made.
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Will Trump’s election spark a new era in journalism?

Donald Trump’s election signals dark and challenging days ahead for the nation’s journalists, but there are signs his election may also spark a renaissance of sorts for hard-nosed, investigative reporting.
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Get ready for Trump nation: Let’s be kind to each other

One of the nation’s most divisive candidates in modern history pledged Wednesday to “be president for all Americans.” Will he back up that promise?
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Bartlett’s city manager, economic development director confirm they won’t be on Bynum team

Two leading figures in Mayor Dewey Bartlett’s administration said Monday they will not be part of Mayor-Elect G.T. Bynum’s administration.
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No clowning around: TPD, TCSO say ‘scary clown epidemic’ hasn’t come to Tulsa

If you happen to see anyone walking around Tulsa dressed like a clown, don’t bother calling the police, just tell that Bozo to take a hike.
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