Monday, December 6, 2021
www.cnet.com   After passing the Senate and the House, it's up to President Joe Biden to sign the Juneteenth bill. We'll explain how the holiday got its start, what it signifies and how you can observe the day. Congress on Wednesday passed legislation to...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Beginning this Saturday, July 17, Gathering Place will host its ONE Gas Concert Series on the QuikTrip Great Lawn from 5-8 p.m. The free concert series will kick off with performances featuring local artists OmaleyB, Amber...
www.abcnews.go.com By Mark Osborne   Pride was honored at the CMAs with a lifetime achievement award last month.   Charley Pride, the pioneering Black country music legend who topped the charts with dozens of songs, has died at 86 due to complications from COVID-19. Pride...
www.nbcnews.com By Janelle Griffith   In 1971, Wayne said that although he didn't condone slavery, "I don't feel guilty about the fact that five or 10 generations ago these people were slaves."   The Democratic Party of Orange County, California, is pushing to remove John...
www.blackdoctor.org   Over a week ago, we reported on an apparent suicide attempt by singer Tamar Braxton. There were rumors floating around that the singer and reality star was being pushed too far with her television contract, inability to own her own...
www.variety.com By Todd Spangler   YouTube is pumping up 2020 virtual pomp-and-circumstance circuit with a video graduation ceremony, including commencement addresses delivered by former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020” original special will feature other celebs and notable names including BTS, Lady Gaga and former Secretary...
www.thegrio.com By Dawn Onley Earth, Wind & Fire, one of our favorite feel-good bands, made history on Sunday as the first Black group to get inducted into the Kennedy Center Honors. To accept the honor were three of the band’s original members, Philip Bailey, Ralph...
www.blackamericaweb.com By Bernars Beans Smalls   One white author’s ridiculous take about King Richard starring Will Smith drew the ire of Black Twitter. King Richard stars Will Smith as Richard Williams, the polarizing but insanely determined father of Venus and Serena Williams. The...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Gathering Place will once again transform into a Winter Wonderland, but this year’s event will heavily focus on safety and social distancing. Winter Wonderland presented by American Airlines will run every...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR3AuEbdxWxih_YCJJbf3k96E6Bv_s0o_uFxnmfeRAVlAFmcJntrpdlzauM&v=2s3F5Go2kAk&feature=youtu.be   Genre Fluid Artist, Branjae, releases her socially conscious, intentionally thought provoking, soulful funky single “Free Facts". Written by Branjae and produced by Tulsa's own, Nathan Wright, this collaboration gets loud about willful ignorance. FREE FACTS  is now available now on Spotify and Apple Music ,...