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Oklahoma Residents in Shock After Secret Recordings Reveal Violent Threats and Jokes About Killing Black People

Residents of a small community in Southeast Oklahoma are in shock after secret recordings revealed violent threats against newspaper reporters and jokes about killing Black people. The recordings have sparked a national outcry and prompted the FBI to launch an investigation, as well as the governor of Oklahoma calling for the resignations of the three officials involved. The sheriff's office has released a statement on Facebook, claiming the recording was illegally made and tampered with, and predicting felony charges will be filed. The community is still reeling from the scandal and many are waiting to see what the outcome of the investigation will be.