By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Frank T Brogan serves as the assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 25, 2018, after being nominated by President...
www.ktul.com     Maj. Wendell Franklin will be Tulsa’s next police chief. The city announced Wednesday that Franklin will succeed retiring chief Chuck Jordan. Franklin and the other three finalists all came from within the department. Franklin currently oversees the department’s headquarters division. Franklin has been...
www.openculture.com By Josh Jones     The successes of the Freedman’s Bureau, initiated by Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and first administered under Oliver Howard’s War Department, are all the more remarkable considering the intense popular and political opposition to the agency. Under Lincoln’s successor,...
By Eagle Newswire   Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum has narrowed the field of candidates in his search for the next chief of Tulsa police. Mayor Bynum announced his picks on Facebook. The four finalists are: (l-r) Deputy Chief Jonathan Brooks, Major Wendell Franklin, Deputy...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Terence Crutcher Foundation in partnership with Historic Vernon AME Church will host its 2nd Annual MLK Day Celebration.  This year's theme is "We Shall Overcome".     The event will feature the North Tulsa Community Choir and Keynote...
By Justin Shrair News On 6   Tulsans got their second chance to voice their opinions about what they would like to see in Tulsa's next police chief. People packed into the Rudisill library for a town hall meeting. Many voiced their strong...
By Eagle Newswire   Outstanding woman in the Tulsa community were recognized at the 2020 Women of the Year-Pinnacle Awards ceremony at City Hall Thursday, January 9. Their achievements were recognized in the annual awards presented by The Mayor's Commission on the...
www.cbsnews.com BY KATE GIBSON   A minimum-wage worker would have to put in lots of overtime to be able to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country. And downsizing to a one-bedroom pad barely helps. Even with some states hiking pay...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Saturday January 18th, 9:00 am at Carver Middle School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Six Tulsa Public Schools teams will participate in our MLK Tulsa 7th Annual Middle School Basketball Open. The Anti Bullying Forum will be conducted...
www.yahoo.com By Hunter Walker and Sean D. Naylor Correspondents, Yahoo News   WASHINGTON — Iran launched attacks on U.S. military bases in Iraq on Tuesday evening in apparent retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, which was ordered by President Trump. According...