Friday, June 5, 2020
www.nytimes.com By G.T. Bynum Mr. Bynum is the mayor of Tulsa, Okla. Many people thanked me for taking action to save lives. Others compared me to Hitler. On Saturday, Tulsa, Okla., and Oklahoma City joined 43 of the nation’s 50 largest cities in...
www.yourblackworld.com By Victor Omondi   It feels great when you know the government is taking care of your best interest. That means you don’t have to worry about who will manage your assets or run affairs on your behalf. You make decisions...
By Matt Trotter Public Radio Tulsa   Seven Oklahoma counties had propositions on their ballots to let liquor stores open on Sundays, and all seven passed. Cleveland, Creek, Kingfisher, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Tulsa and Washington counties passed propositions with varying levels of support, ranging...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   While continuing to respond to the current public health crisis, Tulsa Health Department officials have made additional modifications to public health services to prevent community spread of the COVID-19 virus and improving staff efficiency while ensuring...
www.kfor.com By Hicham Raache   The Tulsa Health Department announced that the first person to test positive for coronavirus in Oklahoma has recovered. Gov. Kevin Stitt announced the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Tulsa County last week. That person was described as...
www.fox23.com   Quick Facts: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday a three-phase approach to reopening the state economy. State officials said the plan is based on “scientific modeling from public health experts.” They said the plan is meant to mitigate the...
www.cnn.com By Christina Maxouris and Eliott C. McLaughlin   Hours after the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, Americans were flooded with announcements from what seemed like every corner of the country. President Donald Trump announced a sweeping ban on travel into the US....
www.latimes.com By KURTIS LEE   Jim Goodwin ran his thumb over the screen of his iPhone, reading a rough draft of a newspaper editorial. In 300 words, the author recounted one of the worst acts of racial violence in American history and offered a...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The National Park Service (NPS) announced $14 million in African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund grants to fund 51 projects across 20 states and the District of Columbia that will preserve sites and history related to...
By Kimberly Marsh McLeod  kimberly@littlemarshpr.com   What’s your perception of the overall mood of your co-workers/ first  responders, and has it changed over the course of the pandemic? 1).  Initially there was uncertainty as not much was known, but what was very clear...
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