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...
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...
www.washingtonpost.com By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.     The absurdity of the situation was so overwhelming that, for a moment, Shawna Harrell had to walk away from the state trooper in front of her. Here she was, garbage bag in hand on a highway shoulder...
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...
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.washingtonpost.com By Marcia Davis  Email the author     On a Friday afternoon in late September, dozens of young black political hopefuls gathered at a restaurant in Northwest Washington to talk strategy and shore one another up. Nearby at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the...
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...
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...
The Oklahoma Eagle Sportswire     In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Bryce Thompson of Booker T. Washington High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Thompson...