www.newsone.com By Parker Riley     When people talk about modern lynchings, R. Kelly and Bill Cosby are not legitimate examples. Ramon Smith and Jarron Moreland, both 21, are two men who were lynched in 2018. On April 18,  police found the dismembered bodies of the young men in a pond outside...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJSRZDPgIH0 When Bishop Gary McIntosh first came over to Tulsa north to start Transformation Church, some clergy in the Tulsa north community became very upset. Some felt that the last thing the community needed...
www.usatoday.com By Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press Columnist   Slavery. It is America’s open wound. It is the painful injury that a third of America lives with and the rest of the country attempts to ignore because, for them, it is an ancient...
By Jerry Goodwin Eagle Contributor     On May 3, the formation of an organization entitled “Black Wall Street Chamber of Commerce” was announced. Unfortunately, it appears it is more of a political ruse than an official organization that is ready to...
By Eagle Newswire     The “Tulsa Prayer March for Equal Justice” scheduled for this Friday, March 29, 2019 will be postponed for a future date, due to scheduling conflicts with featured guests. Though this March has been delayed, we as Tulsan’s stand...
www.essence.com By KEYAIRA BOONE       Marvin Gaye and Gregory Hines’ legendary status has been further cemented in our country’s collective culture. The United States Postal Service has announced that the two iconic Black entertainers will be receiving the honor of having their...
www.essence.com By RACHAELL DAVIS When PR maven Amber Ravenel created the Black Santa App, she was simply looking for a way to restore hope for her niece, who didn't believe Santa Claus could be a person of color. Launched just in time for...
www.nbcnews.com By Trymaine Lee     When Lesley Green was a little girl in Houston in the 1960s — just a few decades after the routine lynchings of blacks in the South — her father would go off to work a late-night shift and...
www.nbcnews.com By Elizabeth Chuck and Alex Johnson / Aug.16.2018 / 9:02 AM ET   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHR1bJFQsMk   Aretha Franklin — the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, dubbed the Queen of Soul for powerful anthems like "Respect" and "Chain of...
www.hbcubuzz.com By Delvakio Brown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQzndwqT2hA&feature=youtu.be   The votes are in. Ebony Magazine has announced the top ten queens that will grace its pages later this year. Xavier University of Louisiana retweeted a message from Miss XULA Jasmine Merlette, one of Ebony’s top ten HBCU Campus Queens,...