Saturday, September 19, 2020
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Ralph Knight, Jr. was truly surprised as Pastor Anthony Scott announced to his Sunday morning church family that a birthday celebration would be immediately following service. Knight stated: “My sisters, (Orvalette Knight Rentie and Lenda Knight...
www.welcometoloudcity.com By Joshua Broom @BroomSports82 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVfevmYVECM With the 21st pick of Thursday’s 2017 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder chose Terrance Ferguson from the National Basketball League’s Adelaide 36’ers. Just 19 years-of-age, Ferguson’s 30-game on-job christening satisfied the NBA’s minimum requirements for draft...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   Chances are you might not know the name Linda K. Twine, but you probably know her work. Twine is a musician, educator, music conductor, composer, and musical director. Her works includes the 2007 Broadway hit, 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...
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...
By  Dylan Goforth www.readfrontier.org     Vanessa Hall-Harper, Tulsa’s lone black city councilor, told The Frontier that comments made by District 3 interim councilor Karen O’Brien on Wednesday defending the legacy of Tate Brady were “white privilege in action.” O’Brien, who replaced the late David...
www.thegrio.com By Jay Scott Smith   A new scam is claiming victims all over the country and this time its hitting users of the popular money transfer app, Cash App. Mildrea Shorter was trying to send money to her son who is in the Navy....
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRfnvYM2TcQ&feature=youtu.be   The Black Wall Street Memorial committee and Tulsa Community Remembrance Coalition are launching the “10,000 Brick Campaign” throughout May to build a memorial to Black Wall Street in honor of those lynched during the 1921 Race...
www.thegrio.com By Megan Sims As the upcoming national presidential campaign heats up, Democratic candidates are fighting to set themselves a part. Underdog Andrew Yang has found himself with a bit of a following and recently announced a promise of sweeping pardons for nonviolent marijuana...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Alicia Hall Moran, the granddaughter of Ira DeVoyd Hall & Rubye Maie Hibler Hall honors her lineage with a tribute concert to the great state of Oklahoma. Alicia Moran’s concert BLACK WALL STREET at Tulsa Performing Arts...
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