Wednesday, June 3, 2020
www.oklahoman.com By JOE MUSSATTO     When Chris Paul strolled into Chesapeake Energy Arena wearing a bright orange Langston University hat, Langston point guard Keeto Browne remembers his phone buzzing as pictures popped across social media. Four months later, Oklahoma’s only historically black college or...
www.nativebusinessmag.com   Since 2014, Byron Bighorse (Osage) has been CEO of Osage Hotels and Casinos, where he is responsible for overseeing all facets of seven Osage casinos operating in northeastern Oklahoma — including more than 1,500 employees. Before assuming the role...
www.voanews.com By Cecily Hilleary   Eli Grayson, a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation in Oklahoma, says chances are turnout will be as low for the upcoming poll as it was for the last tribal general election in 2015, when fewer than 5,000...
www.jenkstribune.com By Hayden Tucker   If you ask anyone about Trendon Tisdale, you’re bound to hear one describing phrase: glue guy. The Jenks guard has undoubtedly been one of several key pieces in the team’s 16-2 season even though his numbers won’t “wow”...
By B. L. Eikner, Guest Contributor   Mary P. Walker Honored   The Modern Woodsmen of America Financial Organization located in the historical Greenwood Area hosted its 10th Annual Hometown Hero Luncheon on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Greenwood Cultural Center.  The...
www.cnn.com By Jill Martin   As Wednesday's media session with the Kansas City Chiefs was winding down, Tyreek Hill received a phone call. It was from his mother. "I thought she was calling about my son," he said to a couple of reporters...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Mia Walter’s production set to open in OKC and Tulsa during Black History Month     Deep Greenwood, an Oklahoma-based production company, is pleased to announce the launch of its stage play, Deep Greenwood: The Hidden Truths of Black...
www.yourblackworld.com By Victor Omondi   Botham Jean’s family has decided to sue the apartment complex where he was fatally shot dead by a former Dallas police officer, Amber Guyger. The family attorney last Friday said that the family was planning to file...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Frank T Brogan serves as the assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 25, 2018, after being nominated by President...
www.essence.com By TANYA A. CHRISTIAN · JANUARY 22, 2020   The family and friends of a Texas high schooler are fighting back after they say a discriminatory policy at his school is putting him in danger of not walking at his graduation. After returning from...
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