By Brennan Williams Guest Writer   Last month, the Television Academy elected Hayma “Screech” Washington as its chairman and CEO. Washington is first black man or woman appointed to the position in the academy’s 70-year history, according to multiple reports. Washington, who has received multiple Emmys...
By Taryn Finley Guest Writer Black Lives Matter is making it easier than ever to find and support black-owned businesses. In partnership with ad agency J. Walter Thompson New York, the organization launched a beta version of BackingBlackBusiness.com, a website that allows people...
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...
By Guy Troupe guyroupe@troupe21.com The Giants need a win versus the Eagles to clinch a playoff spot tonight on Thursday night football. NFL Players hope that the NFL will strongly consider doing away with Thursday Night Football next season. Will the...
  Guest Writer Julie Horgan jlhorgen@msn.com   George Michael, one of pop's reigning stars in the 1980's and '90s, and an English songwriter and founding member of the duo Wham!, was found dead Sunday at his home in England.  He was 53.   A police...
By: Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   The George Washington Carver Middle School mission statement says: Carver is committed to empowering all students to be inquirers and to meet high academic standards in a nurturing, enriching, supportive environment where individual differences and...
By Nigel Roberts Guest Writer   In one of his final speeches as commander-in-chief, President Barack Obama highlighted his administration’s counterterrorism accomplishments and warned against pursing extreme policies in a speech Tuesday at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida, CNN reports. The White House described the speech as...