Tuesday, March 2, 2021
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   On June 2, 1944, Herbert C. Howard was born to Callie Avery and Jack Willis Howell, “JW”. Herbert later became affectionately known as “Uncle Herm” at the height of his culinary years. Herbert C. "Uncle Herm" Howard, after...
www.fbcnt.org Pastor Anthony L. Scott   Then the LORD said, “I have observed the misery of my people in Egypt and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors. I know about their sufferings, and I have come down to rescue...
www.pbs.org   Hosted By Louis Gates, Jr. The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song is a moving four-hour, two-part series from executive producer, host and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and...
www.nondoc.com By Tres Savage       Former Sen. Maxine Horner, who was one of the first two Black women to serve in the Oklahoma State Senate, died Sunday at age 88. Horner represented State Senate District 11 in Tulsa from 1987 until 2005,...
www.fbcnt.org   In 1991, the late Ralph Wiley, sports illustrated writer, author, and social critic wrote a book that was titled, Why Black People Tend to Shout.  In this work, Wiley offers a series of essays centered on his reflections and...
www.etonline.com By Doriean Stevenson‍   Today marks the first day of Black History Month 2021. The month-long celebration is a chance to acknowledge the historic achievements of Black Americans and to highlight their undeniable impact on American history. Game changers like Malcolm X,...
www.cnn.com By Anika Myers Palm, CNN     Cicely Tyson, an award-winning icon of the stage and screen who broke barriers for Black actresses with surpassing dignity, died Thursday, her longtime manager Larry Thompson confirmed to CNN. She was 96. A family statement did...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Lawrence Gene Hodge was born in Tulsa, OK on August 25, 1948 to the parents of Mr. Moses Hodge and Ms. Sederal James. Lawrence outlived both of his sisters: Sandra Brown and Kathleen James. A graduate of...
www.fbcnt.org Pastor Anthony L. Scott   “Offense wins games, Defense wins championships” is a quote popularly attributed to legendary Alabama football coach Bear Bryant. However, the phrase is derived from a high school coach by the name of Dave Thorson who originally...
www.wsbtv.com By WSBTV Staff   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjqYThEVoSQ     He is the one man that Muhammad Ali said he idolized “more than myself.” He became known to the world as “Hammerin’ Hank.” Legendary Atlanta Brave and Major League Baseball record holder Hank Aaron died Friday at the...
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