Quote of the Day 6/24/2015

“The lowering and removal of this objectionable reminder of those dark days will symbolize also the lowering of those barriers allowing a person to be judged not by color, but by the content of their character. That has become a symbol of the (Ku Klux) Klan and every other right-wing group. If that offends one of us, it ought to offend all of us.”

-Rep. Don Ross, D-Tulsa, protesting the Confederate flag that used to fly on Oklahoma Capitol grounds. It was taken down in 1988 and never returned (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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