Monday, July 13, 2020
By Eagle Newswire       Tulsa Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. a public service sorority dedicated to the betterment of our communities has issued a Neighborhood Challenge of all participating neighborhoods with a response rate under 35%.  The neighborhood with...
Eagle Staff Report   Los Angeles, Cali. – LeBron James’ entertainment company, Springhill Productions, is funding a filmmaker’s documentary on Tulsa’s Greenwood District and the 1921 race massacre. Salima Koroma, who made her directorial debut in “Bad Rap” a 2016 documentary about...
www.washingtonpost.com By DeNeen L. Brown    On the eve of the 99th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Human Rights Watch released a report Friday demanding reparations for survivors and descendants of the violence, which left hundreds of black people dead and blocks...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Tulsa Health Department will be offering free specimen collection for COVID-19 testing during the Unity in the Community food distribution event at the 36th Street North Event Center. Testing will be set up next door...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Thank you for continued support of Tulsa children and families – particularly over these last few months as we have navigated through these unprecedented and uncertain times. Now that the most unusual 2019-2020 school year is...
www.thegrio.com By Gerren Keith Gaynor Activist Tamika Mallory‘s speech during a rally in Minneapolis protesting the death of George Floyd has gone viral. The former Women’s March co-chair said Black America was in a “state of emergency” at the Friday demonstration, where she was joined by...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Community Announcement There is a candlelight vigil Sunday night to remember the victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. The outdoor remembrance event will begin at 10:30 p.m.  The city, working with PSO, will turn the lights...
By Eagle Newswire   When Oklahoma State University-Tulsa’s Black Wall Street History course launched in August, Quraysh Ali Lansana didn’t anticipate the majority of his students would have a direct connection to that history. “Most of the students in our class this past semester...
www.kfor.com By K. Querry   As more Oklahomans get back to their normal way of life, health officials say COVID-19 is still spreading in some communities. On Wednesday morning, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 6,229 confirmed...
www.redfrontier.org By KASSIE MCCLUNG   In Oklahoma, the novel coronavirus’ toll on older adults has been staggering: Oklahomans age 65 and over make up nearly 80 percent of reported deaths in the state. In a recent one-week period, Oklahoma reported 18 deaths and 114...
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