By Matt Trotter Public Radio Tulsa   Tulsa leaders took surrounding communities to task over delayed action to lessen the spread of COVID-19 cases during a news conference Thursday. Mayor G.T. Bynum said he understands it can be a difficult decision to shut...
www.kfor.com By Hicham Raache   The Tulsa Health Department announced that the first person to test positive for coronavirus in Oklahoma has recovered. Gov. Kevin Stitt announced the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Tulsa County last week. That person was described as...
www.cnn.com By Christina Maxouris and Eliott C. McLaughlin   Hours after the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, Americans were flooded with announcements from what seemed like every corner of the country. President Donald Trump announced a sweeping ban on travel into the US....
By Matt Trotter Public Radio Tulsa   Seven Oklahoma counties had propositions on their ballots to let liquor stores open on Sundays, and all seven passed. Cleveland, Creek, Kingfisher, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Tulsa and Washington counties passed propositions with varying levels of support, ranging...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The House will next consider legislation clarifying cities’ and counties’ authority to regulate the smoking and vaping of medical marijuana in public places.  Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, is the author of Senate Bill 1296, which he...
From The Desk Of The Terence Crutcher Foundation   Lessie Benningfield Randle, one of the last known living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre will get her birthday wish of having her home restored at the age of 105.  Led by...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Oklahoma Historical Society Black Heritage Committee is organizing a tour of civil rights sites in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. The five-day trip will depart from the Oklahoma History Center on the morning of Sunday,...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Rose Tax Solutions is a boutique tax firm dedicated to promote global economic justice. This is accomplished with their signature business development bootcamps, financial literacy books, and the Black Wall Street Exchange. The firm ensures...
By Eagle Newswire   Norman, Okla.— Another University of Oklahoma professor, Kathleen Brosnan, used a racial slur in class, the school’s interim president said, marking the second time in less than two weeks that a faculty member used offensive language in...
www.oklahoman.com By JOE MUSSATTO     When Chris Paul strolled into Chesapeake Energy Arena wearing a bright orange Langston University hat, Langston point guard Keeto Browne remembers his phone buzzing as pictures popped across social media. Four months later, Oklahoma’s only historically black college or...