Beyond the Dream: OCU Hosts Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

  Oklahoma City University will host a prominent civil rights attorney as the guest speaker for its Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The program is free to the public and will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel on N.W. 23rd Street between Blackwelder and Kentucky avenues. Damario Solomon-Simmons will give a presentation titled “Beyond …

Beyond the Dream: OCU Students Committ to Truly Knowing Dr. King

Had a blessed time last night giving the keynote for Oklahoma City University’s annual MLK Celebration.  The lively crowd included former United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge and current Oklahoma City University president Robert Henry, hip-hop star Kanye West’s grandfather (pictured right and who participated in the nation’s first ever sit-in), and prominent […]

Bravo’s Atlanta Housewives Show Mocks Enslavement of Blacks on MLK Birthday

Last night I   while preparing for my MLK speech at Oklahoma City University Tuesday night, I was in the room with my wife who was watching Bravo’s Housewives of Atlanta.  I am not a fan of the show, but became interested in the episode after overhearing the cast members talking about taking a trip to South […]