Wednesday, August 5, 2020
  By Rev. Mareo Johnson Eagle Guest Writer BLM Tulsa/NAACP Tulsa   http://media2.kjrh.com/video/video_studio/2015/08/02/Hundreds_attend__Stop_the_Violence__rall_325153.mp4   With all of the recent occurrences, our city is in need of healing and change. With the acquittal of Betty Shelby killing Terence Crutcher, and the recent police killing of Joshua Barre',...
It would be easy to look at the disappointing verdict of Betty Shelby for the shooting death of Terence Crutcher on its face and say this case was another case of the Tulsa Police Department “getting away with another...
Oklahomans should be worried at how our legislators, through campaign donation, are being led around by their noses by mammoth predatory lending companies’ intent on bending our State to their wills, and to their own advantages by charging onerous...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial 6/8/2017 Nationwide, black people are arrested at higher rates than white people. In 2014, the NAACP reported African Americans were incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites. Similarly, in August 2014, USA TODAY reported that...
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...
By State Rep. Regina Goodwin Eagle Guest Writer   Session came to a close and teachers will not get a pay raise. The Republican super majority failed   to provide money for a teacher pay increase. The unbalanced effort to balance the approx....
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Last week’s jury verdict finding Betty Shelby “not guilty” reverberated around the world. A white police officer was acquitted of killing an unarmed Terence Crutcher, a black man. His hands were up in air when she...
On Tuesday afternoon, May 16, 2017, in a last-ditch effort to fund state government, Gov. Mary Fallin and Republican leadership held a press conference to announce a budget agreement had been reached. The problem is there was no such agreement. The...
Oklahoma is not a poor state. It is a poorly run state. The core services of state government are in harm’s way. Among other things, we do not fund adequately public education, public safety, transportation and healthcare. At the end...
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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