www.togetherok.org By Sabine Brown     Two weeks ago teachers, state employees, and supporters decided that they had had enough. Enough of overcrowded classrooms and the exodus of teachers to neighboring states. Enough of state employees who are overworked and under-paid. Enough of cuts...
www.newsone.com By Nigel Roberts   The president and others are hesitant to call the Texas church shooter a terrorist.   It never fails. There’s always plenty of doubt and caution before labeling a mass killing by a White suspect as terrorism. White privilege immediately kicks...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   On the heels of Officer Betty Shelby’s acquittal of the #TerenceCrutcher killing, many people in Tulsa north and surrounding communities are thinking, “what’s next, what can I do to help, now?’ It’s quite simple,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Gateway Mortgage Group, a full-service mortgage company founded by Kevin Stitt, is teaming up with literacy nonprofit Reading Partners to provide tutoring for children across Tulsa. Each Gateway tutor will help more students develop the foundational reading...
By Charles Ely www.ktul.com   Oklahoma teachers don't feel defeated, despite the loss of the candidate they backed in the governor's race. That's because 16 teachers were elected to the state legislature Tuesday night. In the last session, there were just nine of...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Melissa Jeltsen       Before she died, Delashon Jefferson tacked a certificate to her bedroom wall. The piece of paper, edged in gold like a diploma, was proof that her boyfriend had completed an anger management program. For Delashon, 20, it was...
www.thegrio.com By TheGrio Political figures including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Maxine Waters and Eric Holder were each targets of a multiple explosive threat apparently targeted at left or centrist operatives   Authorities have intercepted several suspicious packages that were sent...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     A bill banning the shackling of incarcerated women during labor and delivery is now law in Oklahoma. House Bill 3393 authored by Rep. Regina Goodwin, D-Tulsa and Sen. AJ Griffin, R-Guthrie was signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin...
By: Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Teaching, as defined by the Urban dictionary, states, “Provider of knowledge and insight, a mentor. One who inspires, motivates and opens up minds to the endless possibilities of which one can achieve, one who makes...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newsire   Theodore Roosevelt Ragsdale, Jr. was born to Theodore and Lilla Elliott Ragsdale on March 26, 1936. Ted Jr., as he was affectionately known, became part of the third generation of funeral directors in the Ragsdale family. He is...