- Apr 23, 2018
I'm putting this in the politics section because the police and "race" is always a hot button issue ... But I thought this would be a good feel-good story to have here, especially with yesterday being Dr. King's birthday.
“They had never seen a black man driving a police car,” Oklahoman remembers being Moore’s first African American police officer
MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) - The year was 1979 and in Moore, Oklahoma, history was about to be made. Moore was hiring its very first African American police officer. “His question to me was ... 'son, can you hoop' I said 'yeah, I actually played in high school,' and he said ‘okay well I’m going to...