Wednesday, February 24, 2021
www.nondoc.com By Tres Savage       Former Sen. Maxine Horner, who was one of the first two Black women to serve in the Oklahoma State Senate, died Sunday at age 88. Horner represented State Senate District 11 in Tulsa from 1987 until 2005,...
www.etonline.com By Doriean Stevenson‍   Today marks the first day of Black History Month 2021. The month-long celebration is a chance to acknowledge the historic achievements of Black Americans and to highlight their undeniable impact on American history. Game changers like Malcolm X,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire https://youtu.be/2s3F5Go2kAk   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 , and is featured on...
www.washingtonpost.com By Jeff Stein, Mike DeBonis and Seung Min Kim   New direct payments will likely be included, but leaders are scrapping aid to states and cities as well as liability protections for companies as they try to finish negotiations.   Congressional leaders are near...
www.kcur.org By Brian Ellison   To show Black lives matter in Kansas City, organizers plan to put down paint, in the manner of similar projects in elsewhere.   The goal is to begin plotting the art and paint in September, while inspiring positive change that...
www.usatoday.com By Stefan Lallinger Opinion contributor   The main reason school districts have been gerrymandered to perpetuate segregation is the tacit, and at times explicit, approval of people of means.   Would George Floyd be alive today had he and Derek Chauvin grown up together and...
www.allhiphop.com   What history flipped the script on slavery and the Africans kept slaves? "Cracka" explores this alternative non-reality.     (AllHipHop News) The upcoming series "Cracka" is likely to cause a storm of controversy for the premise: "What if the roles were reversed in...
By Victor Luckerson Special to The Eagle Leon Rollerson recalls the majesty of Juneteenth on Greenwood Avenue – the musicians performing on the backs of flatbed trucks, the sidewalks crowded with revelers, the dancing that spilled into the drug stores lining...
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