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.ktul.com     Maj. Wendell Franklin will be Tulsa’s next police chief. The city announced Wednesday that Franklin will succeed retiring chief Chuck Jordan. Franklin and the other three finalists all came from within the department. Franklin currently oversees the department’s headquarters division. Franklin has been...
www.openculture.com By Josh Jones     The successes of the Freedman’s Bureau, initiated by Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and first administered under Oliver Howard’s War Department, are all the more remarkable considering the intense popular and political opposition to the agency. Under Lincoln’s successor,...
www.smithsonianmag.com By James C. Cobb, Zócalo Public Square   Seventy-five percent of Americans disapproved of the civil rights leader as he spoke out against the Vietnam War and economic disparity   According to an early 1968 Harris Poll, the man whose half-century of martyrdom we celebrate...
By Eagle Newswire   Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum has narrowed the field of candidates in his search for the next chief of Tulsa police. Mayor Bynum announced his picks on Facebook. The four finalists are: (l-r) Deputy Chief Jonathan Brooks, Major Wendell Franklin, Deputy...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Terence Crutcher Foundation in partnership with Historic Vernon AME Church will host its 2nd Annual MLK Day Celebration.  This year's theme is "We Shall Overcome".     The event will feature the North Tulsa Community Choir and Keynote...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   On January 15 th and 16 th  20 men from Tulsa Public Schools went through a 2 day training for CHAMPS Male Mentorship training at Wilson Teaching and Learning Academy. CHAMPS is a program based out of...
www.raiders.com   Raiders RB Josh Jacobs was named the Pro Football Writers of America's Offensive Rookie of the Year, the PFWA announced Tuesday. Jacobs was selected in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America. Jacobs started in all of his 13 appearances,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Legislation filed by Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, would declare 2020 the “Year of the Bible.” Senate Concurrent Resolution 7 would recognize the unique contribution the Bible has made in shaping the United States, including that biblical...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire By B. L. Eikner, Guest Contributor         Dr. Susanne Thompson, principal owner of Three C’s Medical Clinic, Inc., 2526 W Edison Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma has been awarded the Gold TMF/Texas Medical Foundation Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award for...