Monday, July 6, 2020
Rethinking Police Departments Sweeps Nation A little over two weeks ago, America and the world was largely satisfied with their police departments. More to the point, for whatever problems existed there appeared little that could be done. Sure, everyone knew...
By David Blatt   After months of wrangling, legislative leaders finally introduced budget bills late on the last Tuesday of legislative session, just three days before the deadline to adjourn. This budget appropriates $6.86 billion for FY 2018 — almost the...
www.npr.org By DOMENICO MONTANARO Twitter   President Trump and administration officials are walking a fine line on family separation at the border. They argue they don't like the policy, but that their hands are tied — and instead are pointing fingers at Congress to "fix"...
According to Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, a record number of Oklahomans died from drug overdoses in 2016, and for the first time in years, methamphetamine was the single biggest killer, preliminary data shows. 952 people died...
www.huffingtonpost.com By David Moye     It’s hard to tell if Melania Trump is purposely trolling her husband, President Donald Trump, but if she is, it’s epic. The first lady announced on Monday that she is planning a solo trip to Africa this year, according to The...
    www.theconversation.com By Roberta K. Timothy Outside in public: Smiling, dressed real fine, manners on point. I am well schooled on how to be respectful, how to take up space, how to use silence when necessary. Travelling home on transit listening to music...
Find The High Ground In Addressing Black-Face The controversy surrounding the use of black-face and its obvious racist mindset continues to make the news. It clearly belittles African Americans and it should be a relic of our tragic past. An...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial     Betty Shelby has been found not guilty in the murder of unarmed Terence Crutcher, a fact only because a Tulsa jury said so. She has had her record expunged and can say it never happened, even...
      Every election is important. It is a time to keep the present leadership or make sweeping and needed changes. This year looks like change is needed. The Oklahoma Eagle urges our readership to get out and vote. Take a...
The Tulsa City Council, earlier last month, voted to abandon 8.8 acres of the 70-acre Helmerich Park to make way for a potential REI store as well as some other retail businesses. The council also approved giving the developer...
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