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Episode 118th January 2021 • Focus: Black Oklahoma • KOSU
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On this episode of Focus: Black Oklahoma, the alarming death rate Black women experience during childbirth, a rural teacher speaks out about potentially dangerous protocols in a northeastern school district and why it's unsafe, how Black nurses are going above and beyond to support their patients and their community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the unexpected lesson COVID-19 revealed at Muskogee's Cherokee Elementary school, the Biden administration's promises to the Black community and we speak with Marilyn Vann, the president of the Descendants of Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes Association, who is running for a seat on the Cherokee Tribal Council.