Monday, April 12, 2021
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Oklahoma Democratic Party announced the following statement on the President-elect’s choice of Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary: “President-elect Biden’s nomination of Mayor Pete Buttigieg to a top post in the federal government as Transportation Secretary is historical,...
www.blackenterprise.com By Dana Givens   After joining a gang in his youth, Darrion Cockrell has managed to turn his life around and excel in his career as a school teacher in his hometown of St. Louis. This week, Cockrell was able to celebrate a huge...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Oklahoma Democratic Party issued the following statement as COVID deaths continue to rise with no action by state leadership: “With 2,297 new cases and 11 more deaths related to COVID-19 according to the Oklahoma Department of...
www.atlantablackstar.com By Isheka N. Harrison   After facing centuries of racism that stripped a majority of them of their lands, a new bill could help Black farmers reclaim some of the acres once stolen from them. The Justice for Black Farmers Act was introduced by U.S. senators Cory...
News One  By Bruce C.T. Wright   Gregg Marshall's voluntary resignation from Wichita State University stood in contrast to coaches who have been fired for less.   A college basketball coach accused of physically and mentally abusing his players and staff as well as making...
www.oklahoman.com By ADAM KEMP   Standing outside of Integris Baptist Medical Center on the first day of May, a group of nurses and doctors turned and looked to the heavens. A steady line of military aircraft buzzed overhead, splitting the clouds and reverberating...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced on Saturday a new plan that will explore the history of Cherokee Freedmen. The goal of the plan is to provide a better understanding of Cherokee Freedmen history...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) continues statewide outreach efforts to link Oklahomans in need to services and support for those experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The department is...
www.cnn.com By Stephen Collinson and Maeve Reston   America has chosen Democrat Joe Biden as its 46th president, CNN projects, turning to a veteran voice who has projected calm and compassion, promised a more empathetic and scientific approach to the pandemic, and pledged to stabilize...
www.okcfox.com By Cassidy Mudd   An Oklahoma Democrat will go down in history, not only as the first Muslim to serve in the Oklahoma Legislature but as the first non-binary legislator in the United States. Criminal justice reform activist and community organizer, Mauree Turner,...
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