By Chicago Defender Staff Writer     The Chicago Defender, launched in 1905 by John Sengstacke Abbott, was originally a four-page, six column handbill. Producing news of interest to the black community, it became a vocal advocate for issues of the day, including...
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...
www.imjustheretomakeyouthink.com By D. Calloway     The tens of millions of Black Americans, or rather Indians, who ‘disappeared’ after 1492 did not all die in the ‘holocaust’ inflicted within America. Hundreds of thousands were shipped to Europe and Africa as Indian slaves. The...
www.foxnews.com By Caleb Parke     Pastor Hattie Mae Allen just turned 105 but that doesn't stop her from getting up and sharing the Word of God. On Sunday, the Temple, Texas church she ministers at, simply called "Jesus," honored for her more than five decades of...
By Eagle Newswire       Oklahoma Democratic delegates are set to elect a new state party leader this weekend after an election year in which they lost more ground in the state Legislature and slid further into the red financially. This will be...
By Eagle Newswire       The Tulsa Juneteenth Festival will be held on Thursday, June 13-June 16, 2019 on historic Greenwood Ave across from OSU-Tulsa hosted by Tulsa Juneteenth Inc. This is a FREE fun filled festival with activities for the whole family...
www.tulsaworld.com By Kendrick Marshall Tulsa World       In the weeks after the Tulsa race massacre destroyed much of the Greenwood District, the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce held meetings to discuss a response to the large-scale attack at the epicenter of the city's...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Sand Bag Update – 2 p.m. (TULSA, OK) – The Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency and other municipalities are aware of the demand for public sand bags. City of Tulsa employees have been working around the clock by...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Native Tulsan Charles Christopher’s company CC Production along with One Tulsa have partnered to host five events in one day on Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 25th at the Osage Million Casino and...
By www.kfor.com       OKLAHOMA CITY - The Lewis family held a press conference Wednesday regarding Isaiah's death, and moments later police released new dash cam footage of the scene unfolding. As new information is becoming public, everyone involved is asking what happened...