Oklahoma officials accused of threats to kill reporter, racist remarks | USA TODAY

Audio recordings of McCurtain County, Okla., officials reveal racist remarks and threats to a local reporter.
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A sheriff, one of his investigators and a county commissioner in southeast Oklahoma are accused by a newspaper of discussing killing a local reporter and lamenting that modern justice no longer includes hanging Black people.

The explosive accusations were published this week in the McCurtain Gazette-News, and now the state’s governor is calling for resignations in connection to the claims.

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