Oklahoma City Community College removes Land Run monument
January 27, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Community College has recently removed the controversial Land Run monument from its campus, college officials said.
The concrete monument quickly became the subject of numerous complaints expressed through social media, as well as letters to the editor of the student-run Pioneer campus newspaper. It also generated threats of violence and protests, according to The Oklahoman.
OCCC officials said in a news release their faculty and staff knew very little about the monument and have openly questioned its purpose on the campus.
The concrete monument featured...