Oklahoma City churches plan black history events

St. John Missionary Baptist Church and Fairview Baptist Church in Oklahoma City are planning Black History Month events.
by Carla Hinton Modified: February 22, 2013 at 3:50 pm •  Published: February 23, 2013

Jemison said the goal of the round-table discussion is to bring together community leaders and residents to talk about issues affecting the community.

He said topics to be discussed include Oklahoma's education system, state gun laws and violence.

“These are old issues but with a new twist to them,” he said.

“We feel it is necessary to keep them on the people's minds and perhaps add a human face to some of these issues.”


by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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