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PositionNO COMMENT - African-American rights in McCurtain County, Oklahoma

In a secretly recorded county commission meeting in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, Commissioner Mark Jennings yearns for the old days when the local sheriff "would take a damn Black guy and whoop their ass and throw him in the cell." "Yeah, well, it's not like that no more," County Sheriff Kevin Clardy replies, ruefully. Jennings continued: "I know. Take them down to Mud Creek and hang them up with a damn rope. But you can't do that anymore. They got more...

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