Monday, April 12, 2021
www.theatlantic.com By Barack Obama   At the end of my presidency, Michelle and I boarded Air Force One for the last time and traveled west for a long-deferred break. The mood on the plane was bittersweet. Both of us were drained, physically...
  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...
By Joseph Russell Benjamin Palm-Goodwin       My family coordinated and financed the entire rebuilding of Greenwood, so I know the bodies are not there, based on all the research and oral history I received. The truth is, the massive amount of murdered...
Tulsa Race Riot Survivor Hazel Jones Passes   While not the last living survivor Hazel Jones, 99, was the last living Tulsa survivor of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot and her passing is a sad reminder of the worst riot in...
Release Of Oklahoma Inmates Include Large Number Of People Of Color   Gaining freedom can never be underestimated. Which makes the Oklahoma mass commutation amazing by any standard. Oklahoma was faced with the embarrassing reputation of being the place where a...
2019: The State Is In Crisis On Every Front   Oklahoma lags behind in so many socio-economic indicators they are too numerous to count. It’s time we stop lamenting our place in the world and do something about it. Oklahoma’s problems...
By James O. Goodwin Publisher, The Oklahoma Eagle   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lezj-fjf-hA   On Jan 14, 2021, Senator Lankford, in a1009-word open letter addressed “To My Friends in North Tulsa,” said Tulsa is set to recognize “the 100th anniversary of the worst race massacre in our...
Advanced California HS Science Fair Project Promotes Racist Theory   African American students at a Sacramento, CA, high school are upset over a science project that proposes that Black students do not participate in the magnet school because they are not...
Last week, Harry Belafonte spoke to a pack at the University of Oklahoma to hear his stories about activism, the Civil Rights movement, and the role of actors on the stage of life, his upbringing with immigrant parents and...
The reports of a mass shooting in Las Vegas is something that tears at the heart and soul of all Americans. Today, few can say there has not been a gunshot victim in their family. While that is true...
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