www.cnn.com By Hilary Clarke, Robyn Curnow and David McKenzie, CNN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZzU1QlwbSI Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 81.The family said in a statement that she passed...
www.nytimes.com By Sandra E. Garcia       Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old whose shooting death by a neighborhood watch volunteer set off a national conversation on racial profiling, formally announced on Monday that she would run for local office...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial 12/29/2016 WHAT IS IT? IS THERE A CRISIS IN EDUCATION AMONG TULSA MIDDLE SCHOOL CHILDREN? “The ideal of a public education has always been at the heart of the American promise… it's the promise of a good...
www.ktul.com By: Clayton Youngman TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby's high-profile trial has begun. Jury selection began Monday in Shelby's trial for first-degree manslaughter after she shot and killed Terence Crutcher in September 2016. Crutcher was unarmed at the time...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     The second annual Wayman Tisdale Day is Saturday, June 9th at the Agora Events Center located at 1402 S. Peoria event starts at 8 pm. Tisdale graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Okla.,...
www.yahoo.com By Mary Papenfuss   President Donald Trump’s tweets not only trigger worries at home. They rattle leaders around the world. But U.S. officials reportedly tried to reassure global policy representatives at an international conference in Germany over the weekend, urging them to pay...
www.cbsnews.com By EMILY TILLETT     Former President Barack Obama will be immortalized on the streets of Los Angeles as L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the city council voted to rename Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard. Garcetti tweeted Tuesday night, "We're thrilled that...
www.eurweb.com By Ny McGee     Janet Jackson was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday (March 29) where she urged organizers to “induct more women” into the foundation. She also reportedly refused to perform at the ceremony because of HBO’s involvement with...
www.sportswriters.net SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (USBWA) UCLA’s Lonzo Ball, the nation’s assist leader and a key player for the Bruins as they have tied a school record for most wins in a regular season, has been selected by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association...
www.newsone.com By Bruce C.T. Wright     At least six people were killed and more than a dozen injured after a truck ran over a group of bike riders and then shot at them in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, according to NBC News....