- Associated Press - Friday, February 20, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department has released a 75-page guide highlighting the state’s black history and culture.

The brochure, “Long Road to Liberty: Oklahoma’s African American History and Culture,” explains the influence black history had in shaping the culture of Oklahoma dating back before statehood.

Copies of the brochure are free and can be ordered online at https://www.travelok.com .

The tourism department partnered with the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma History Center and the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum to produce the brochure.

The state agency has also launched the Long Road to Liberty page on its website that showcases black history in Oklahoma and other cultural heritage attractions.

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