Quote of the Day 3/11/2015

“The institutional culture that allows those students to do that has to be dealt with, but it’s not just institutional culture, it’s systematic culture that has to be dealt with in the state of Oklahoma. We cannot continue to keep our heads in the sand.”

-D. Lavel Crawford, pastor of Avery Chapel AME Church and member of a group of black preachers calling for ongoing investigation and dialogue about racism in colleges and universities across the state (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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