By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer  On Dec.19, 2016, The Tulsa School Board voted to approve The Met Cares Foundation’s application to create a partnership school. It was announced on Tuesday, Jan. 10, that Superintendent Gist has recommended that Academy Central Elementary...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer Residents in the community say the past fifteen years have been like a roller coaster. It started in 2002 when Albertson's began work on a store at Pine and Peoria. That store opened in 2005, but...
Last month, the Historic Greenwood Chamber of Commerce hosted its inaugural Greenwood Community Spirit Awards Gala, honoring those in the community that have dedicated their time serving others! If you missed the 2016 Gala, don’t worry! The Chamber has...
By: Dan Hardman dhardman3@yahoo.com Guest Writer Last night I dreamt I was riding in a truck with President Obama. The truck, a 1960’s model Chevy, matte finish, lowered, fat rims and tires, was loaded with the remainder of his items from the...
www.osagenews.org TULSA, Okla. – Work crews demolished the Osage Event Center throughout December to make way for construction crews to build the expanded Osage Casino and Hotel property. Casino officials say construction work will take about 18 months on the forthcoming...
By: Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   The Tulsa North community has a lot of good things to be proud of, and Miracle 61 Productions is one of those possessions. Founded several years ago, by McLain Alumnus, HL “Hootie” Grayson, the upcoming...
By: Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Charlie Wilson has done it all when it comes to being one of the top of the R/B Legends, he is one of-if not the number 1 hit-maker and songwriter in the current R/B/ and...
http://stateofobesity.org/disparities/blacks/ Inequities in a range of factors — income, stable and affordable housing, access to quality education and others — all influence a person's chance to live a longer, healthier life.1 These inequities and disparate access to affordable, healthy food...
  www.heart.org Heart disease is the  No. 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. As frightening as those statistics are the risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans. The good news is,...
  By: Guy Troupe guytroupe@troupe21.com   The 2016 regular season was entertaining and profitable. The playoffs should offer more of the same. Twelve NFL fan bases will be “keeping hope alive” while twenty others have been left for dead. A sad, unrealized reality...