The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Anna Mae (Thompson) Steele passed away on May 28, 2017 at the age of 96 in Parker, Colo. Anna was born on September 13, 1920 to Mattye Cramer and Ishmael Thompson in Bellville, Texas, and moved...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net       Tavis Minner, with his soulful melodic vocals and spontaneous scat singing, and Rick Fortner, with his virtuoso piano skills that integrate jazz, pop and classical styles, will come together on June 16 at...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Tulsa north’s Crown Hill cemetery, located near the Cherokee Expressway on East 66th Street North, holds special meaning to Tulsa's African American community. Crown Hill at one time was the only cemetery that African Americans...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   Tulsa (Okla.) Juneteenth 2017 Partners have orchestrated an awesome five-day festival, June 15-19, 2017, featuring vendors, food trucks, live music, art and children’s activities in the historic Greenwood District; themed “Heritage Through Art and Music.” Most events...
www.cbssports.com By Adam Silverstien https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqK9a_zox4c Legendary coach Bob Stoops will retire after 18 seasons leading the Oklahoma Sooners and is prepared to inform his team on Wednesday, according to The Oklahoman and the coach himself. Follow Carey Murdock @CareyWWLS Spoke with Bob Stoops. He confirms...
The Eagle Newswire   The inaugural class of the Community and Police Leadership Collaborative is hosting a “Summer Connection Block Party” on June 10, 2017 at the Dream Center located at 200 West 46th Street North, Tulsa, Okla. The event will...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Tulsa Parks’ pools will open for the 2017 season on June 3 and 5. The pool opening schedule is as follows: ● June 3 – Opening Day for Lacy Pool, 2134 N. Madison Pl.; and Reed Pool,...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   On the heels of Officer Betty Shelby’s acquittal of the #TerenceCrutcher killing, many people in Tulsa north and surrounding communities are thinking, “what’s next, what can I do to help, now?’ It’s quite simple,...
By Margaret Hicks Eagle Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   Directed by Tulsa’s Rodney L. Clark, “Flyin’ West” will premiere on May 27, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in the Liddy Doenges Theater at The Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E 2nd St, Tulsa, Okla. Subsequent...
www.thoughtcatalog.com By Stephanie Hankemeier To say I miss playing basketball would be the biggest understatement of the year. Growing up on a basketball court changed my life in so many ways and absolutely contributed to the person that I am today. 1. Your...