Friday, October 22, 2021
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Today, the City of Tulsa and Tulsa County announced both organizations will be adding Juneteenth as an official holiday beginning in June 2022. Last June, President Joe Biden created the new federal holiday, which applies to federal...
www.tulsapeople.com By Lucas Bradley   Moton Health Center played a huge role in the lives of many north Tulsa residents up until the building at East Pine Street and North Greenwood Avenue was left behind in 2006. By then the clinic was renamed...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Tulsa Health Department encourages Tulsa County residents to follow public health guidelines for preventing COVID-19, particularly as the Delta variant drives community spread of the virus. “The COVID-19 vaccines remain the best prevention tool against the...
Voting Is Under Attack Your right to vote is in unprecedented peril. That is how many voting rights experts feel about the legal treachery to remove the sacred right from the most vulnerable among us. The bills will inhibit or...
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     Join Tulsa Juneteenth Inc. and the Black Wall Street Chamber of Commerce for the 2021 Tulsa Juneteenth Festival June 16th – June 20th on Greenwood Ave. The Tulsa Juneteenth Festival is a free public event. Juneteenth is...
By Rebecca Marks Jimerson   Galveston is a city rich in history, with many monumental events and people connected to the island. The Great Storm of 1900 and the story of Galveston’s most famous native son Jack Johnson are two well-known...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     A penthouse suite decked out with three rooms of large scale art and interactive elements that are sure to inspire Joy. The Greenwood Joy Experience is the brainchild of Dawn Tree who is an abstract/graphic artist...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   “Greenwood holds a special place in my heart...I was born on Greenwood in a rooming house, atop Holiness's grocery store in 1937.”   Washington Irving Rucker is a proud Black Tulsan.  Despite being born long after the events...
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,...