The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     America we watched the sentencing of a white woman, a former cop, convicted of murdering a black man named Botham Jean in his own apartment, unarmed, eating ice cream. She received the very minimal sentence of...
By Mareo Johnson Eagle Guest Writer       It was kind of strange to see the headline Convicted Murderer Set Free in a previous The Oklahoma Eagle article, speaking of my friend and bro Corey Atchison. Almost just as strange as when I...
Bias Policing Impossible To Change In The Face Of Denial Police bias in community relations is as complicated a subject as one could encounter. There are what happens to a man or woman who puts on a uniform with a...
www.laweekly.com By HENRY ROLLINS     In light of the recent police shootings in Texas and the deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota, both killed by members of law enforcement — just the latest three of the many...
Black Little Mermaid Told To Stay In Her Lane By White Twitter Subjects in this space are usually reserved for serious discussion on social matters and Disney cartoons rarely come up as points of controversy. But in today’s ultra-sensitive or...
Letter to the Editor     In life, we will encounter conflicts and disagreements that prompt us to feel angry, emotional, uneasy and hurt. The question becomes how we move from conflict to resolution so that there is a mutual understanding, respect...
Addiction And War On Drugs Ravage People Of Color   There isn’t just one problem in any society because the world is much more complicated than that. The case could be made for looking at not only the damage substance abuse...
www.tmz.com     Earlier Thursday, we posted a story about T.I.'s sister, Precious Harris Chapman, and reported the Medical Examiner's official findings on her cause of death ... we were wrong to do it. T.I. and his family are hurt and furious, and they have...
www.thegrio.com By Blue Telusma New research has confirmed what many of us have suspected for years: the belief that Black women are naturally stronger and and more self-sacrificing than others, has contributed to higher levels of depressive symptoms in African American women...
African American Billionaire Pays 2019 Morehouse Graduates Loans   Not all the news is bad or tragic. Sometimes the good refuses to be ignored and a ray of hope shines through. Last weekend investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith announced at...