Tuesday, December 7, 2021
www.normantranscript.com   Gov. Kevin Stitt ought to heed the state Pardon and Parole board and spare the life of 41-year-old Julius Jones, scheduled to die Nov. 18. Granting Jones clemency will reduce his death sentence to life in prison with the possibility...
www.blackdoctor.org   Asthma is the leading chronic disease in children. There are currently about 5.1 million children with asthma under the age of 18. Black children are also three times as likely to have asthma compared to white children, according to...
www.tulsapeople.com By Morgan Phillips   The descendants of Greenwood hotelier J.B. Stradford do not want his name used on the future Stradford21 hotel in north Tulsa, according to Nate Calloway and Victoria Rogers, two of Stradford’s great-great-grandchildren. Ground was broken on the 109-room...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced today the launch of a new Women’s Business Center (WBC) in Tulsa, OK that will be operated by the U.S. Black Chambers Inc., in partnership with the Greenwood...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Today, the family of Terence Crutcher, joined by national civil and human rights legal organizations, local elected officials, and community activists and leaders, formally requested for the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Mr. Orlando Hazley, Jr. will be one of ten inductees to the Oklahoma African American Educators Hall of Fame, Inc. on Friday, September 24, 2021. He is a retired career educator who taught in Tulsa Public...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Curtis M. Wong   “Colin in Black & White,” which Kaepernick created with Ava DuVernay, tells the story of the NFL star’s early life.   Colin Kaepernick is turning back the clock as he takes viewers behind the scenes of his own...
www.blackdoctor.org   Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday in November, every year. This 2021 holiday is one that will create many “do you remember when?” anecdotes. The goal this year is to be thankful for the good, and mindful of safe/best practices...
www.abc7chicago.com By Jessica D'Onofrio and Alexis McAdams   Reverend Jesse Jackson and his wife Jacqueline, remain hospitalized with COVID-19 Monday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Several local church leaders gathered at the hospital Monday morning to pray for Rev. Jackson and his wife, asking...
www.washingtonpost.com By Bradley Graham   Colin L. Powell, who helped guide the U.S. military to victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, then struggled a decade later over the U.S. invasion of Iraq as a...