By Irene Drew Dear Booker T. Washington school community As you know, we are in the midst of searching for the best possible candidates who can lead and support the continuing tradition of academic excellence that has come to define Booker...
  www.blackinfrastructure.wordpress.com There’s no doubt that the Black man has one of the toughest job in America. He has been beaten down, urged he’s worthless, and strategically cut out of American prosperity. The dropout rate, incarceration rate and illiteracy rate would...
By Eagle Newswire   Rev. Jennettie P. Marshall has tossed her hat in the ring, along with Whitney Cole opposing incumbent Dr. Lana Turner-Addison for her District 3 seat on the Tulsa Board of Education. Marshall is the founding Pastor of Living...
  By Eagle Newswire The Union Fine Arts Department presents this year’s all-school musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7 p.m. on February 1-4, at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road. The Broadway version of the show opened in 2006 and won...
By Eagle Newswire Langston Hughes Academy for Arts and Technology’s Scholar Forensic League (speech and debate team) was on the move last Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, as they traveled to the Union Forensic Invitational. The League once again stayed true to...
    Melvin Gilliam, Jr. Playing football at Oklahoma State University is a means to an end for Booker T. Washington’s Melvin Gilliam, Jr.  Gilliam is a red-shirt junior who will be graduating this spring with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration...
  www.bwhi.org The “OTHER” Cancer and Black women Cervical cancer affects more than 11,000 women worldwide annually.  Of the close to 2,000 Black women diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, over 40 percent will die. This is unacceptable.  Cervical cancer is one...
By Fred Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   There will never be another President Barack Obama.  Time has assured us of this.  Obama is the first man of color to become the President of the United States of America, and has shown us...
By Eagle Newswire The past couple of years, an overwhelming number of African American organizations across the nation have closed their doors due to the loss of funding from the corporate sector. Tulsa witnessed the closing of its beloved Metropolitan...
By Eagle Newswire Oklahoma loses another educator to Texas. Tulsa's Washington High School principal Nanette Coleman has submitted her resignation. Coleman’s resignation will take effect Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. She is a BTW alum and has been the school's principal since 2014. Before...