By John Newby www.247sports.com     The Oakland Raiders first-round running back is on the field for his team. Last week, the Silver and Black opened Organized Team Activities (OTA), getting the entire team together for three days of practice. With only one session...
www.usatoday.com By Jayme Deerwester     The Cook County State's Attorney's Office has charged singer R. Kelly with 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse, The Chicago Tribune and The Chicago Sun-Times reported Thursday, bringing the total number of charges against him in Illinois up to 21. The...
www.barstoolsports.com By Greenie     Bruce Arthur ✔@bruce_arthur My understanding is the basic message was, have fun, but quit being such a jerk Michele Steele ✔@ESPNMichele NEW: the NBA spoke to the Toronto Raptors about Drake’s presence on the sidelines ahead of the Finals http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/26848881/nba-spoke-raptors-drake-ecf … Yahoo Sports ✔@YahooSports Will we see...
www.ncronline.org By Mario T. García     Yes, there was a blue wave in the midterm elections. The Democrats swept many contested Republican seats in the House of Representatives. They fell back a bit in the Senate but they faced an uphill fight...
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...
www.theatlantic.com By MATTHEW DELMONT       Days before the 1960 election, Coretta Scott King received a call from then-candidate John F. Kennedy while her husband was in a Georgia jail, charged with trespassing after leading a sit-in demonstration against segregation in Atlanta. “This...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     The John Hope Franklin Center (JHF Center) for Reconciliation enters its 10th year in hosting the Reconciliation in America National Symposium from May 29-31 at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa. The theme for the symposium this year...
www.msn.com By  John Bowden   In a video message alongside Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, James announced he would be the lead spokesman for Walmart's Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign, which uses the proceeds from select Walmart products to raise money for the...
By Claudette de la Haye Eagle Correspondent   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wLidCjQ64k   DETROIT, MI - As keynote speaker at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 64th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner held in Detroit, Michigan on May 5, U.S. Senator Kamala...
www.ajc.com By Bo Emerson      Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a $1.5 million gift to the school. But during his remarks in front of the nearly 400 graduating seniors, the...