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.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.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...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire Live Homegoing Stream click here 1/16/2020 1 pm central time   First Base On March 11, 1929 in Tulsa Oklahoma, a baby girl was born to Mattie Drew and Ernest Straham. They named her Freddie Mae (Straham) Strims. Her...
www.newser.com By Newser Editors and Wire Services   Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance, and eroticism in Sister, Sister; Waking With Enemies; and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life, has died at age 59. Dickey's publicist at Penguin...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Oklahoma’s last known Negro Baseball League player Eugene Golden was laid to rest today in Weleetka, Oklahoma.  Eugene Golden, was born in 1925 Clearview, Oklahoma to Ashford T. Golden and Julia A. (Roberson) Golden. At age...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Ricky Harris was known by many and, loved by all. Harris was a gifted athlete as a young man excelling in football and weightlifting. Harris was a gifted communicator and connector among his constituents and business...
www.essence.com BY BROOKLYN WHITE   We are sad to report on the passing of actress Natalie Desselle-Reid, who appeared in movies such as B*A*P*S, Set It Off, Cinderella and Madea’s Big Happy Family. She also had a starring roel in the UPN show Eve. Fellow actress Holly Robinson Peete first shared...
www.yourblackworld.com By Victor Omondi   A former White House employee who served 11 presidents has succumbed to Coronavirus. Wilson Roosevelt Jerman died at the age of 91. His granddaughter confirmed the death on Thursday. Jerman is one of the longest-serving employees of White House,...
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