www.dallasnews.com By Cheryl Hall     T. Boone Pickens, legendary energy executive, philanthropist, ardent Oklahoma State University supporter and one of America's most famous entrepreneurs, died peacefully Wednesday of natural causes at his home in the Vendome. He was 91. Pickens had an energy career...
By Eagle Newswire   ​On February 17, 1947, Smiley Wydell Elmore Sr. was born to Alvin Elmore Sr. and Annie Laura Williams in Houston, Texas.  After graduation, Smiley went to Los Angeles City Junior College. Smiley was co-captain of the team...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Visitation Friday August 23, 2019 3:00pm-7:00pm Keith D. Biglow 1414 North Norfolk Ave Tulsa OK 74106 (918)  592-2233     Services Saturday August 24, 2019 11:00 am St. Augustine Catholic Church 1720 E Apache St, Tulsa, OK (918) 428-3280         Kimberly Margarita Bradford was born on July...
www.thewashingtonpost.com By Emily Langer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjmuzU1ec3o Toni Morrison, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist who conjured a black girl longing for blue eyes, a slave mother who kills her child to save her from bondage and other indelible characters who helped transfigure a literary canon...
www.espn.com By Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM53RkUGh_s   Pernell Whitaker, a longtime pound-for-pound king and one of the greatest boxers in history, was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 55. The Virginia Beach...
The Tulsa World Newspaper     Barbara Jean Fields-Davis Born July 12, 1936, the 4th of 14 children born to Joseph Fields and Thelma Woodside in Beaumont, TX. On the quiet, serene morning of Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 4:55 A.M. in Tulsa,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Homegoing Celebration is set for Willie Charles Lewis Willie C. Lewis, a 73-year-old veteran passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 16, 2019. His love knew no boundaries and positivity was a natural vibe he shared. Willie was...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire       Sunrise 5/30/1945 - Sunset 6/4/2000 You will always be with us in our hearts and memories which we will cherish forever. Not a day goes by that we don’t think or miss you Mama. Your life was a blessing...
By Eagle Newswire     Derrick Wayne Minter, 56, succumbed on May 11, 2019 Derrick, a special dancer, was born on January 13, 1963 in Los Angeles, Cali.  The proud parents, Sharon Cobbs and Melvis Minter named him Derrick Wayne.  As a young...
www.blackamericaweb.com By ANDREW DALTON and CHRIS PIZZELLO Associated Press       Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday. The private service was held at Angelus Funeral Home in South Los...