Thursday, January 21, 2021
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...
www.publicradiotulsa.org By CHRIS POLANSKY   The Tulsa City Council unanimously approved a resolution imploring employers to allow for telework as much as possible due to the ongoing severe risk of contracting COVID-19 locally. "The rate of viral transmission in our community right now is very, very...
www.ktul.com By Kimberly Jackson   Video   There is unrest in the historic Greenwood district after a long-time tenant was evicted. Community members joined Tori Tyson, owner of The Blowout Studio for a protest. But soon after the protest began, Rev. Kenneth Evans began...
www.delish.com by ALEXIS MORILLO   Although 2020 is coming to a close, it's more important than ever to continue being vigilant about COVID-19 safety practices like social distancing, wearing face masks, and limiting person to person contact as much as possible. The Centers for...
www.publicradiotulsa.org By CHRIS POLANSKY   While the city of Tulsa's search for the remains of victims from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has been celebrated by many, some members of the investigation's public oversight committee are questioning the pace and focus of the...
www.orprahmag.com By Hunter Harris Photo Credit Whitney Thomas Well, I went to church to sing in the choir, not as a solo performer. But the choir director said, ‘No, Patsy. Patsy, you're going to…’” Patti LaBelle stops mid-sentence. We’re talking about great singing, which...
www.ktul.com By Ashley Ellis   Tulsa firefighters are getting the first of a two-shot COVID-19 vaccine. Shots for the vaccine are currently being given 21 days apart. The fire department posted some pictures on social media of EMS Director Captain Kofi Wallace holding his vaccination...
www.news9.com By: Amy Slanchik   The City of Tulsa and the University of Oklahoma both confirmed they are customers of SolarWinds, the company that was hit by a recent cyberattack. The U.S. suspects the attack was carried out by Russian hackers. University of...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, filed Senate Bill 161 on Thursday to increase Oklahoman’s minimum wage requirement. Senate Bill 161 would require employers to pay their employees a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour, or match the...
www.usatoday.com By Michael Collins   Think of it as a post-Christmas gift. Starting next week, most Americans will receive a stimulus check of up to $600 from the federal government to help ease the financial burden caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The payments are part of a...
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