www.washingtonpost.com By Laura Meckler and Kate Rabinowitz     Ricardo Alcalá’s parents, born in Mexico, carried less than a second-grade education when they came to California to work the fields. His older siblings dropped out of high school. One was sentenced to prison for life and...
By B. L. Eikner Eagle Guest Contributor   The Alpha Xi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. inducted three new members into its fold at the Rudisill Regional Library in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on...
By Matt Trotter Public Radio Tulsa   Proponents of an initiative petition to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma have withdrawn the proposed state question less than two weeks after filing it. The Oklahoma Secretary of State received notice to withdraw State Question 806...
www.theatlantic.com   Follow this link to: The Massacre Of Black Wall Street   Dr. Scott Ellsworth is a professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan and author of Death in a Promised Land, the first comprehensive history of the Tulsa...
www.blackenterprise.com By Samara Lynn     If you follow Donald Trump’s Twitter feed, you may have noticed several prominent accounts that appear to be profiles belonging to black people–high up on his Twitter feed of responses. Some of these accounts have thousands and...
By Eagle Newswire         Mayor G.T. Bynum announced town hall dates Wednesday for Tulsans to voice their opinions regarding the city's next police chief. Bynum stated, "Since Chief Jordan announced his pending retirement, I’ve heard from so many of my fellow Tulsans...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   On Saturday, December 20, 1969, Joey Hobart Crutcher and Leanna Faye Johnson both said "I Do." Joey and Leanna were childhood sweethearts, and both had a passion for music which is what attracted them to one...
www.kfor.com BY KFOR-TV AND K. QUERRY   A food pantry at an Oklahoma university is already making a major impact on nearby families. Earlier this year, Langston University partnered with the Town of Langston City and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to create...
www.washingtonpost.com By DeNeen L. Brown    Forensic scientists announced Monday that there are “anomalies” consistent with mass graves that warrant further examination, including excavation   After nearly a century, Tulsa may be closer to finally answering whether bodies of black people killed in the...