“Race in Oklahoma” explores the history of racism in Oklahoma, policing, systemic issues (health, education and the economy) and looks to the future. This special production is moderated by Yamiche Alcindor, White House Correspondent for PBS NewsHour. Alcindor was recently named the recipient of the Aldo Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House Coverage by the White House Correspondents’ Association. Guests include Laron Chapman, filmmaker; Oklahoma State Representative Regina Goodwin, Chair of the Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus; Deborah Hunter, writer and poet; Bethanie Jae, reporter for The Black Chronicle; Donnie Nero, Ed.D, retired president of Connors State College; Jabee Williams, hip-hop artist and activist.
The original broadcast program was edited for time. We have made the extended version available to stream below.