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$5K TEACHER PAY INCREASE PROPOSED

The OK State Board of Education (OSBE) has approved a budget request to increase state-funded teachers’ pay.

HEALTHCARE

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PREGNANCY, MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS

In OK, the issue of whether medical marijuana can be considered an “illegal drug” is likely to be key in prosecutions.

STATE

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CONTINUING INJUSTICE: RACE MASSACRE 1921

It was like a war. White men with guns came and destroyed my community. We couldn’t understand why.

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SPECIAL TPS AUDIT COULD BROADEN

A special audit of TPS is in full swing and could broaden in scope, the Oklahoma Eagle has learned.

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A Conspiracy in Plain Sight

The story of white Tulsa’s institutional response to the massacre is both complicated and purposefully obfuscated.

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The $190 Million Envision Comanche: One of the U.S.’s Largest Public-Private Investments in Public Housing

The record $190 million investment to redevelop Comanche Park apartments – into 545 new mixed-income housing community by 2025 – is all at once generating new excitement and renewed nostalgia for what the area of the North Peoria Avenue and East 36th Street North corridor once was.

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A Conspiracy in Plain Sight

The story of white Tulsa’s institutional response to the massacre is both complicated and purposefully obfuscated.

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LATEST NEWS

PEOPLE, NEWS AND THE PERSONAL NARRATIVES OF TULSANS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO THE BUILDING A GREATER TULSA, EVERY DAY.

918 SERIES

A BRIEF Q&A WITH TULSANS WHO SHARE THEIR PASSIONS AND INVEST IN OUR COMMUNITIES.

LATEST NEWS

PEOPLE, NEWS AND THE PERSONAL NARRATIVES OF TULSANS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO THE BUILDING A GREATER TULSA, EVERY DAY.

TULSA SCHOOLS STRUGGLE WITH VACANCIES

As public school districts statewide attempt to police themselves, H.B. 1775 has empowered many ultra-right, professed evangelical-parents, a Republican legislature, teachers, and staff.

918 SERIES

A BRIEF Q&A WITH TULSANS WHO SHARE THEIR PASSIONS AND INVEST IN OUR COMMUNITIES.

918: STEPHON "STEPH" SIMON

Born and raised in Tulsa, Simon has revolved much of his musical and artistic creations around the city’s rich history, working on projects such as “Fire In Little Africa,” a multimedia album commemorating Black Wall Street.

918: Shenequa Brooks 

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The Oklahoma Eagle, its staff, partners, affiliates and supporters embrace every opportunity to review and assess strategies and solutions that strengthen our ability to thrive.

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The Spirit Of Greenwood: How A Community Rebuilt After Devastation

The year is 1921, and the congregation had just begun worshipping in their fresh, two-month-old building, according to the church’s website.

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Journeys of Pain, Survival and Triumph: Black Tulsans Share Their Mental Health Services

The second part of The Oklahoma Eagle's ongoing series on the state of mental health in Tulsa’s Black community.

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The Spirit Of Greenwood: How A Community Rebuilt After Devastation

The year is 1921, and the congregation had just begun worshipping in their fresh, two-month-old building, according to the church’s website.

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Journeys of Pain, Survival and Triumph: Black Tulsans Share Their Mental Health Services

The second part of The Oklahoma Eagle's ongoing series on the state of mental health in Tulsa’s Black community.

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FWD: People First

Nearly 2 million people are incarcerated in U.S. jails & prisons. Too often, they are described as “offender” & “felon”. These labels bias the public against criminal justice reform and make more freedom less possible.

Word choices matter. Put #peoplefirst.

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EDUCATION

WE PURSUE THE FULL AND CLEAR TRUTHS ABOUT THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN GREATER TULSA AND OKLAHOMA, FROM K-12 TO OUR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS.

ARTS & CULTURE

THE HISTORIC GREENWOOD DISTRICT AND GREATER TULSA HAVE A VIBRANT AND RICH ARTS COMMUNITY, WORTHY OF DISCOVERY AND CELEBRATION.

EDUCATION

WE PURSUE THE FULL AND CLEAR TRUTHS ABOUT THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN GREATER TULSA AND OKLAHOMA, FROM K-12 TO OUR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS.

A $5,000 teacher pay increase proposed. But Will It Be Enough?

The Oklahoma State Board of Education (OSBE) has approved a budget request to increase state-funded teachers’ pay for the first time since 2019.

Oklahoma Needs Critical Race Theory 

Republican governors Ron DeSantis of Florida and Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma and their respective GOP-majority legislatures have moved aggressively to ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory in the education system in their states.

Special Audit of Tulsa Public Schools Could Broaden

A special audit of Tulsa Public Schools is in full swing and could broaden in scope, the Oklahoma Eagle has learned.  

ARTS & CULTURE

THE HISTORIC GREENWOOD DISTRICT AND GREATER TULSA HAVE A VIBRANT AND RICH ARTS COMMUNITY, WORTHY OF DISCOVERY AND CELEBRATION.

HADESTOWN: A CLASSIC PRODUCTION WITH CONTEMPORARY THEMES

“It is about hope and love, and will love win? Will love carry you through?”

TALK OF GREENWOOD

LEADERS FETED AT WOMEN OF COLOR EXPO

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LINCOLN ALUMNI 23RD REUNION CELEBRATION

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JEREMY JOHNSON: KITCHENTABLE & CATERING CO.

AROUND TOWN: BLACK WALL STREET & GREATER TULSA

DISCOVER ALL OF THE GREAT FILMS, OUTDOOR EVENTS, CONCERTS, EXHIBITIONS AND FAMILY FUN THAT GREATER TULSA OFFERS.

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TULSA STATE FAIR

The Tulsa State Fair is the City’s largest family event, providing educational experiences and entertainment during an 11-day span.

I AM A STRANGER HERE & GOSSAMER

This exhibition, featuring art created by Andrea Martin and Madison Moody-Torres, will be installed at Living Arts of Tulsa for viewing from September 2 to October 14, 2022.

LANDRY

When Landry hits the stage you can expect an instantaneously likable, high energy, and rapid fire comedic entity with dimples, and something like a jheri curl.

FILMS ON THE LAWN, STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI

Coming soon to a museum very, very close by… Trade-federations? Midi-chlorians? JAR JAR? Not today. Just a classic 80s flick with a hint of Ewok. Join us for Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

WINE & ROSES

The Tulsa Garden Center invites you to an al fresco garden gala supporting the preservation and beautification of Woodward Park. The Tulsa Garden Center invites you to an alfresco garden gala supporting the preservation and beautification of Woodward Park. Discover fresh cuisine, lavish wins, and imaginative cocktails all inspired by the gardens of Woodward Park.

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HADESTOWN

Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, this acclaimed new show by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) is a love story for today... and always.

FRIDA KAHLO, DIEGO RIVERA, AND MEXICAN MODERNISM

Renowned paintings, drawings, and collages by Kahlo and Rivera along with more than 100 photographs of their lives.

THE DRUNKARD AND THE OLIO

It began on Nov. 14, 1953 and has never stopped! That's how The Drunkard became America's longest-running play. More than 3,000 Tuslans have participated on or offstage. More than a quarter-million have seen the show, making it a laughter-filled Tulsa tradition in which temperance triumphs and evildoers receive their merited fates. There are even tomatoes to throw at the villain!

THE EXPERIENCE: IMAGING

This completely new art environment continues ahha’s tradition of large-scale, semi-permanent, interactive art. When you visit "The Experience: Imagine", you will explore zones designed and built by one of six Tulsa-based artists.

SATURDAY OPEN STUDIO

There’s something about painting on an easel outside that gets everyone’s creativity flowing. Join us on September 10th and 17th for a special edition of Saturday Open Studio when we bring our easels into the gardens!

TULSA FARMERS' MARKET

Shop for fresh Oklahoma grown foods & handcrafted MIO products at the largest farmers market in the state!

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