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Free Speech and the University of Central Oklahoma

Ken Ham, President of Answers in Genesis, sits at the heart of some controversy over freedom of speech on the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) campus. The student body government invited Ham to speak on campus about ...

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Women to Know: Wilma Mankiller

Wilma Mankiller is sometimes referred to as the first woman chief of a Native American tribe, and she was the first woman to be chief of the Cherokee Nation. Under her leadership, the Cherokee Nation population went from ...

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11 Quotes for Peace to Remember During the Holiday Season

It’s the season when people think of family, harmony and peace. No matter what holiday you celebrate in the winter season, you probably dream of a world without war, hatred and hostility. Many people have imagined ...

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Remembering Tennessee Williams During LGBT History Month

One of the most influential plays of the 20th century would have to be “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Probably everyone knows the famous line, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers,” s ...

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Join the Movement to Prevent Bullying

According to stopbullying.gov, bullying is defined as "unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance." It's estimated that about 20 percent of all students are ...

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Remembering Women’s Equality

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution reads as follows: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Con ...

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New Research Shows More Americans Against LGBTQ Discrimination

Two years ago, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in every state. Although the law has been challenged, no one has been able to topple the civil rights that were won in 2015. In the same year, the Public Relig ...

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The Golden Rule Should Trump Politics

Last week, in North Carolina, a Starbucks barista reportedly bullied a customer who was wearing a t-shirt that supported President Trump. This isn't the first time a customer has been bullied for their political beliefs. ...

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Why Is June LGBT Pride Month?

The first of June marks LGBT Pride Month. The reasons that Pride Month is so important to the LGBT community are many. The fight to earn civil rights has been hard and those who worked so diligently deserve to be remembe ...

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Some Great Films for Women’s History Month

Women's History Month March is all about women's history. If you're looking for a movie to watch one evening, here's a list of some great flicks about women making a difference. Some of these movies are funny, while o ...

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