By B. L. Eikner, Guest Contributor   Mary P. Walker Honored   The Modern Woodsmen of America Financial Organization located in the historical Greenwood Area hosted its 10th Annual Hometown Hero Luncheon on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Greenwood Cultural Center.  The...
www.usatoday.com By Sonja Haller   Hollywood doesn't always get history right. But it has given us some exceptional movies that deal with racial prejudice and civil rights. If you're a fan of films, you can celebrate Black History Month by watching these movies that depict the lives of...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Jerry Goodwin, an educator, a communications executive and a community volunteer has officially announced his campaign for City Council District 1 in Tulsa. “It’s our time.. Our community has gone too long without access to what so...
www.washingtonpost.com By Matt Bai   Count on this: If Bernie Sanders manages to win the Iowa caucuses Monday and then storms into New Hampshire, where the Vermont senator already holds a commanding lead in virtually every poll, anxiety on Wall Street and among...
By Eagle Newswire   Anita Hill, native Oklahoman attorney, author, educator and advocate for civil and women’s rights, will receive the 2019 Sankofa Freedom Award, presented by Tulsa City-County Library’s African-American Resource Center and the Tulsa Library Trust. Hill will accept the...
www.soonerpolitics.org   In these days of stereotyping and pigeonholing, there was a super bowl ad that defies the worst images of urban culture. It chronicles the life of a single father raising 5 kids and their struggles with homelessness, hunger, and...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTC9G_Oyl2U   Emmit McHenry attended Booker T Washington in Tulsa, Oklahoma and as a student/athlete played for two TPS Hall Of Fame coaches while collecting 12 varsity letters in three sports: football, wrestling and tennis. The Coaches were...
www.elitedaily.com BY IRENE SARUMI   Let's talk racism. I'm black, and I'm a woman. I'm a lot of other things, but I live with those two traits with every day. They aren't characteristics I can hide or shy away from. Since this is my first time really...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Public Oversight Committee for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Investigation received a feasibility plan from the Oklahoma Archaeological Survey regarding next steps for the physical investigation. At this time, the Physical Investigation Committee plans to...
By Eagle Newswire   Mayor G.T. Bynum, Councilor Hall-Harper, Jane A. Malone and the Tulsa Parks and Recreation Dept. will hold a building dedication and reopening celebration at Chamberlain Park, 4940 N. Frankfort Ave. on Sat., Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. to formally rename...