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What we know about the lawsuit filed by the last survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Jun. 13, 2024 18:35 PM EDT

Attorneys for the two remaining survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre said Thursday they will petition the Oklahoma Supreme Court for a rehearing in the case seeking reparations for one of the worst single acts of violence against Black people in U.S. history. In an 8-1 decision...

Oklahoma Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit of last Tulsa Race Massacre survivors seeking reparations

Jun. 12, 2024 15:43 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, dampening the hope of advocates for racial justice that the city would make financial amends for one of the worst single acts of violence against Black people in U.S....

Oklahoma Supreme Court dismisses reparations lawsuit filed by the last two survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Jun. 12, 2024 13:50 PM EDT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Supreme Court dismisses reparations lawsuit filed by the last two survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects state education board's authority over public school libraries

Jun. 12, 2024 13:44 PM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Local school boards in Oklahoma will retain the right to determine what books are available in public school libraries after the state Supreme Court shut down efforts to shift that discretion to the state Board of Education. “The state Board...

Oklahoma wins record fourth straight NCAA softball title, beating Texas 8-4 for 2-game sweep

Jun. 07, 2024 00:50 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Patty Gasso's Oklahoma Sooners have done it again. Oklahoma slugged its way to a record fourth straight NCAA softball title, getting a go-ahead, bases-clearing double from Cydney Sanders and beating Texas 8-4 on Thursday night for a two-game sweep of the...

Oklahoma wins its record fourth straight NCAA softball title, beating Texas 8-4 for two-game sweep

Jun. 06, 2024 23:00 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma wins its record fourth straight NCAA softball title, beating Texas 8-4 for two-game sweep.

Jennings' HR helps Oklahoma beat Texas 8-3 and move a win away from 4th straight Women's CWS title

Jun. 06, 2024 00:25 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma needs just one more win to make softball history. Tiare Jennings' two-run homer in the first inning sparked an 8-3 win over Texas on Wednesday night that left the Sooners one victory short of a record fourth straight Women's College World Series title....

Jayda Coleman's homer sends defending champ Oklahoma to WCWS finals with 6-5 win over Florida

Jun. 04, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jayda Coleman hit a game-ending homer in the eighth inning to give Oklahoma a 6-5 victory over Florida in the Women's College World Series semifinals on Tuesday, moving the Sooners into the championship series with a chance at an unprecedented fourth straight title. ...

UConn beats No. 9 national seed Oklahoma 7-0 to win Norman Regional, grab final super regional spot

Jun. 04, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Starter Gabe Van Emon did not allow a run in 7 1/3 innings and Korey Morton and Maddix Dalena both hit home runs with a runner on base in the fourth to help Connecticut eliminate No. 9 national seed Oklahoma with a 7-1 victory on Monday night in the championship game of the...

Teagan Kavan's 1-hitter leads Texas past Stanford, into Women's CWS championship series

Jun. 03, 2024 22:31 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Teagan Kavan has earned a new nickname. “I now call her Ice Kavan,” Texas coach Mike White said. The freshman acquired the moniker by throwing back-to-back one-hitters against Stanford in the Women's College World Series. Texas beat the...