Even though it’s been over 30 years since James “Quick” Tillis mixed it up with some of the greatest heavyweight fighters in boxing history, and more than held his own, he has been a source of great pride in...
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...
We Must Stand With Our Jewish Relatives During These Dark Days When a lone gunman walked into The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning, he proceeded to shoot helpless and Jewish faithful as they met to bless...
Oklahoma Suffers More From Shutdown Than Any Other State As reported here, Oklahoma is among the poorest states in the Union, one of the unhealthiest, with a reliance on federally funded programs that could go unserved during the shutdown. This...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Nothing changes until the consequences change. In the cases of the neighborhood around the 61st Street South on Peoria, a place where crime was believed to be a way of life. Of Section 8 housing and...
www.blackamericaweb.com     Is there a pattern of racist behavior in public school classrooms across America? I’m not an alarmist, nor an expert in polling, and even though this may be a small sampling, it’s still worth considering these critical facts: Last week, a...
Greenwood Legacy Should Fuel Future Black Wall Street   The future of Greenwood and Black Wall Street sits at the crossroads. It’s time to truly get involved before history repeats itself. On one level the truly admirable history of Black Wall...
  America now has the dubious distinction of leading the world in prison population: it accounts for 25 percent of all prisoners but only 5 percent of the global population. According to a new report from The Hamilton Project, which is part...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Garner Lives Matter As Activist Dies A prominent leader in police tactics reform has died in the aftermath of her own father’s death from a banned chokehold in 2014. Erica Garner was the eldest daughter of Eric...
The trial over the shooting death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake, by ex-policeman Shannon Kepler, in 2014 has raised the specter of race from the beginning when a white policeman shot and killed a black man because some suspect it...