www.tulsapeople.com By GAIL BANZET-ELLIS     Former Oklahoma Sen. Maxine Horner is living her best life at 86 years old. Witty and energetic with a penchant for comedy, she is a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother confident in who she is and what she has...
www.newson6.com     The two largest state universities will not allow the consumption, possession or smoking of medical marijuana on campus, according to a news release. The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University issued a joint news release and said the two...
ww.texashillcountry.com By Honky Tonk Foodie  Azellia White may be 105 years old, but she clearly remembers becoming the first African-American woman in Texas to receive her pilot’s license! Born in Gonzales, Texas,...
www.usnews.com By Elizabeth Flock   July 4th celebrations remind some Black Americans of America's sordid racial past.   ON JUNE 4, 1776, THE Declaration of Independence was signed, marking the colonists' independence from Great Britain. But some 75 years later, some black Americans weren't ready to...
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...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Photo Credit Michael Bulmer   Betty Shelby while on duty as a Tulsa police officer shot a black man with his hands raised, standing upright, in broad daylight for the whole world to see. Shelby...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Recently DJ Speedy was on his way from Atlanta to Los Angeles. This past Monday was the first court date at 1:30 PM at Oklahoma County Courthouse located at 320 Robert S. Kerr Ave. As he...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Igor Bobic   Spartan message discipline — and avoiding talk of Donald Trump — helped these incoming Democratic freshmen flip previously red districts.   Democrats didn’t simply win in places they expected to on Nov. 6. They also managed to flip districts...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Eli Saslow is the new face of millennial America. He is not stuck on traditional beliefs of discord or disillusion. Saslow is educated, open-minded and not subject to America’s prejudices of its ugly...
www.baylorbears.com By Jerry Hill Baylor Bear Foundation   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhyKh3xV5SE   In 37 career starts and 43 games, fifth-year senior Taylor Young had never played the middle linebacker spot before Saturday’s game at Kansas, but Baylor head coach Matt Rhule called him a “natural.” An anchor for the defense as a...