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RJ Young

RJ Young

RJ Young Biography

RJ Young earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Tulsa, a master's degree at the University of Oklahoma and is a Ph.D student at Oklahoma State. His writing has appeared in Reuters, the Oklahoman, and USA Today. He is pulled over by the police more often than most white people change their sheets. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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