Documentary: When Oklahoma children changed civil rights historyBreaking News
tags: Martin Luther King, MLK
On Monday, people across the country honored Martin Luther King, Jr., remembering his legacy and movement that made some of the most progressive changes in centuries.
While many eyes were on him during the Civil Rights movement, a group of children were fighting for change right here in Oklahoma and now their story is coming to the surface more than 50 years later, through film.
It was August 19, 1958 when a group of children in Oklahoma City walked into Katz Drugstore, sat down at the lunch counter and asked for service.
comments powered by Disqus
- Black Lives Matter Movement Prods Bethlehem and Other Districts to Review How History is Taught
- During the Civil War, the Enslaved Were Given an Especially Odious Job. The Pay Went to Their Owners.
- Riots Long Ago, Luxury Living Today
- Native Americans and Polynesians Met Around 1200 A.D.
- Campaign Urges NASA to Rename the John C. Stennis Space Center
- Historical Association Schools Teachers on White House History
- MIT Professor Tunney Lee, an Architect, Urban Planner, and Historian of Chinatown, Dies at 88
- Historian Adrian Miller on Denver’s Underrepresented Legacy of Black Culinary Excellence
- ‘If I tell people about what happened, I honor my ancestors.’ How the Pandemic is Helping a Slavery Historian Develop a K-12 Lesson Plan on African-American History
- In Memoriam: Historian and Politician Ivo Banac