By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Chef Tiffany Tisdale-Braxton the middle daughter of the late Wayman Tisdale, Sr. will honor her father on what would have been his 53rd birthday by hosting “Wayman Tisdale Day” Friday, June 9th at Kitchen 66...
www.soonersports.com By Karl Anderson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGVJ0W2MREE   OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – In the longest game in the history of the Women's College World Series Championship Series, No. 10 Oklahoma (60-9) outlasted No. 1 Florida (58-9) in an epic 17-inning, 7-4 victory Monday night. Seeking a fourth national...
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,...
www.hbculifestyle.com   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--G9697O_VA   There are billions of dollars in HBCU scholarships, grants, and internships that are available for students wishing to attend college.One of the best sources for scholarships is your high school counselor or college advisor. If you are a member...
www.milkenreveiw.org By William H. Frey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei_98pX1QK0 Most Americans are at least vaguely aware that the nation is "browning" due to the rapid growth in numbers of Hispanics, Asians and multiracial Americans, along with the more moderate growth of blacks and other non-white...
www.allthatsfab.com   Liyjon DeSilva was abandoned by his family and homeless. But he never missed a day of school. “What else am I supposed to do? It was either be that or a low life, I could have thrown everything away,”...
www.sportingnews.com By Gabrielle McMillen   Congratulations are in order for Russell and Nina Westbrook. The Thunder star and his wife welcomed their baby boy on Tuesday, making the pair first-time parents. "Noah Russell Westbrook 5.16.17," Westbrook wrote on Instagram. The Westbrooks revealed in March that they were expecting a...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p32rxR3-ouc&feature=youtu.be   Native Tulsan Chris Forte' (a.k.a. Chris Reynolds) knew early in life that his love for music and his family’s involvement in the entertainment industry would lead him in the same direction. During his senior year...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Forestry youth camp registration is open Do you know a teen that could benefit from a week of canoeing, hiking, fishing and swimming in a beautiful forest? Oklahoma Forestry Services invites girls and boys between the...
Tulsans Julius Pegues And Eddie L. Evans Among Those Honored By Margaret Hicks Eagle Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   The Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) held its 21st Biennial A.C. Hamlin Banquet Tuesday night, May 2, 2017 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum...