By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Frank T Brogan serves as the assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 25, 2018, after being nominated by President...
www.essence.com By TANYA A. CHRISTIAN · JANUARY 22, 2020   The family and friends of a Texas high schooler are fighting back after they say a discriminatory policy at his school is putting him in danger of not walking at his graduation. After returning from...
www.openculture.com By Josh Jones     The successes of the Freedman’s Bureau, initiated by Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and first administered under Oliver Howard’s War Department, are all the more remarkable considering the intense popular and political opposition to the agency. Under Lincoln’s successor,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Terence Crutcher Foundation in partnership with Historic Vernon AME Church will host its 2nd Annual MLK Day Celebration.  This year's theme is "We Shall Overcome".     The event will feature the North Tulsa Community Choir and Keynote...
www.gtrnews.com   Editor’s Note: This article by Commissioner Sallee is a first in a series of reports on the progress and developments in Tulsa County District One, which include portions of North Tulsa, West Broken Arrow and Owasso. One year ago, I...
www.newsone.com By Adrian Moore     Former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean was indicted by a grand jury for murder on Friday for the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson in her home on October 12, according to WFAA. Twenty-eight-year-old Jefferson was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew...
By Matt Trotter Public Radio Tulsa     Dozens of tribal leaders attended a news conference Thursday afternoon at Tulsa’s River Spirit Casino to respond to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s offer to extend current gaming compacts through August. "There’s no intention to sign any type of...
www.kfor.com BY KFOR-TV AND K. QUERRY   A food pantry at an Oklahoma university is already making a major impact on nearby families. Earlier this year, Langston University partnered with the Town of Langston City and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to create...
www.vice.com By Leila Ettachfini   Seniors Is’Abella Miller and Delanie Seals have been fighting their school's "culturally and ethnically insensitive" head wrap ban since they were sophomores. A few months ahead of graduation, they've finally won.   The battle between two high school seniors and...
www.kansascity.com BY SAM MCDOWELL   The text came early Sunday morning, before Chiefs running back Darwin Thompson had woken up in his downtown Kansas City hotel room. Sad news, it began. Thompson, a 22-year-old rookie, fell asleep late Saturday expecting the biggest workload of...