Tuesday, December 7, 2021
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   TULSA, OK – Tulsa Health Department officials continue to monitor current and forecasted weather conditions, in order to plan for the safe administration of the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible Oklahomans with scheduled appointments. Due to forecasted inclement...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The city of Tulsa continues to be under an emergency declaration in response to winter weather - the Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) Emergency Operations Plan is being followed. TAEMA’s Emergency Operations Center is now...
www.nondoc.com By Tres Savage       Former Sen. Maxine Horner, who was one of the first two Black women to serve in the Oklahoma State Senate, died Sunday at age 88. Horner represented State Senate District 11 in Tulsa from 1987 until 2005,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Dr. Mautra Staley Jones of Oklahoma City was announced as the 2021 Oklahoma Mother of the Year®. She is the 75th woman in Oklahoma history to hold this honor. Dr. Jones advances and elevates each institution...
www.news9.com By: Tevis Hillis   The Oklahoma City-County Health Department and other health officials are fighting to calm fears over the COVID-19 vaccines, especially within minority communities. Panelists said 75% to 85% of Oklahomans need to get the vaccine before life can get...
www.ktul.com By James King   With COVID-19 vaccines still being distributed to health care workers in Tulsa, some Green Country counties are already opening up their doses to parts of the public. The vaccine is now available for public sign-up if you...
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...