Monday, April 12, 2021
www.thegrio.com By Biba Adams   The city of St. Louis has elected its first Black woman mayor. Former City Treasurer Tishaura Jones won the election Tuesday against Alderwoman Cara Spencer. Jones, 49, will be sworn in on April 20. She will be city’s third...
www.jcccathletics.com   Johnson County Community College sophomore guard Jaycson Bereal has been selected the Kansas Jayhawk Division II Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for week six. Bereal averaged 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 blocks while leading the...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) sent joint letters to police departments in Tulsa, Oklahoma; North Charleston, South Carolina; Ferguson, Missouri; and Louisville, Kentucky. The letters call for a full and thorough...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Due to record-breaking low temperatures, the City of Tulsa is currently working on more than 120 waterline breaks and is asking all of its water customers to conserve water. Due to this unprecedented event in the history...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   TULSA, OK – Tulsa Health Department officials continue to monitor current and forecasted weather conditions, in order to plan for the safe administration of the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible Oklahomans with scheduled appointments. Due to forecasted inclement...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The city of Tulsa continues to be under an emergency declaration in response to winter weather - the Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) Emergency Operations Plan is being followed. TAEMA’s Emergency Operations Center is now...
www.nondoc.com By Tres Savage       Former Sen. Maxine Horner, who was one of the first two Black women to serve in the Oklahoma State Senate, died Sunday at age 88. Horner represented State Senate District 11 in Tulsa from 1987 until 2005,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Dr. Mautra Staley Jones of Oklahoma City was announced as the 2021 Oklahoma Mother of the Year®. She is the 75th woman in Oklahoma history to hold this honor. Dr. Jones advances and elevates each institution...
www.news9.com By: Tevis Hillis   The Oklahoma City-County Health Department and other health officials are fighting to calm fears over the COVID-19 vaccines, especially within minority communities. Panelists said 75% to 85% of Oklahomans need to get the vaccine before life can get...
www.ktul.com By James King   With COVID-19 vaccines still being distributed to health care workers in Tulsa, some Green Country counties are already opening up their doses to parts of the public. The vaccine is now available for public sign-up if you...
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