United Voice: Oklahoma Lawmakers Address High Black Maternal Death Rate
Despite recent technological advances in medicine, pregnancy-related complications are killing twice as many women now than 25 years ago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rates are even worse in the black community.
United Voice: Oklahoma Lawmakers Address High Black Maternal Death RateDespite recent technological advances in medicine, pregnancy-related complications are killing twice as many women now than 25 years ago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rates are even worse in the black community. Oklahom
United Voice: Bridge Conference Aims To Tackle Low Life Expectancy In NE OKCThe Bridge Conference held Thursday brought together a variety of community members to better understand why some Oklahoma City populations are not living as long as others. People living in certain zip codes in the city have an 18-year lower life expecta
United Voice: Boley Restoration Project Will Highlight Ties To Pretty Boy Floyd GangA new restoration project is underway to raise awareness about the black Oklahoma town that took down Pretty Boy Floyd's gang. The story revolves around a foiled bank robbery in Boley, and how history left its mark. On Nov. 23, 1932, members of Pretty Boy
United Voice: OSU’s First Black Graduate Leaves Lasting Legacy On CampusThere is a new, yet familiar face on the campus of Oklahoma State University. OSU just unveiled a statue of its first African-American graduate, Nancy Randolph Davis, which will now be a permanent reminder of all the accomplishments she achieved. Her bron
United Voice: Donation Of Feminine Hygiene Products Helps Native American Girls In School
A recent donation of feminine hygiene products to a school in Shawnee is making a big impact in the lives of girls there. Pleasant Grove caters to mostly Native American students, and the help is especially needed in their community.
United Voice: U.S. Gov’t Recognizes 400 Years Of African-Americans2019 marks 400 years since the first slaves arrived in America from Africa. There is a new push to educate the public, with the federal government planning to help local organizations with their efforts. The 400 Years of African-American History Commissio
United Voice: Impact Of Teacher Walkout On Minority Communities Significant
News 9's Jessi Mitchell shows how the teacher walkout is having a greater impact in minority communities. For parents who are single or working more than one job to provide for their children, paying for childcare while school is out simply isn't an option.