Tuesday, December 7, 2021
  By R.A. “Bob” Marshall Guest Contributor   According the SBA, there are more than 60 active small business lending agencies in Oklahoma. All but three are banks. The three that are not banks are in business to loan money and nothing else....
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   When seeking a hairdresser one of the deciding factors for many women is how well their prospective hairdresser’s own coiffures are kempt. Tori Tyson is the epitome of her salon’s slogan “Specializing in Healthy Hair.” She...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Greenwood Avenue in Tulsa, Okla., has seen its share of tragedies and transitions. First was the 1921 bombing and massacre that literally destroyed Greenwood to the core. However, through a resilient community, Greenwood was...
www.readfrontier.org   By DYLAN GOFORTH   "We just didn't like the way it represented Tulsa and the police department," Police Chief Chuck Jordan said. The Tulsa Police Department chose more than a month ago not to renew its contract with a controversial “live” police...
By Eagle Newswire   Home to over 10,000 Black residents, Black Wall Street, also known as the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Okla., was one of the most prominent concentrations of African-American businesses in the United States during the early 20th century. People...
  By Eagle Newswire   Mayor G.T. Bynum and District 1 City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper announced Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, that an ordinance will be sent to the Tulsa City Council to create the Greater Tulsa Area African-American Affairs Commission. “I have been...
By Staff Writers Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby accused of manslaughter in the death of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last year returned to court Wednesday, Feb. 1 2017, as “Black Lives Matter” supporters looked on. Shelby’s attorneys asked a judge to dismiss the charges...
  Oklahoma Eagle Newswire Tulsa’s own Lester “L2” Shaw was in attendance at a private party on Jan. 6, 2017 hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House with the iconic band Chic ft. Nile...
By Fred Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net The Tulsa Public Schools Hall of Fame ceremony and dinner was held at the Marriott Southern Hills on Jan. 19, 2017. Individual plaques were presented to the honorees. Identical plaques will be installed in the...
    Melvin Gilliam, Jr. Playing football at Oklahoma State University is a means to an end for Booker T. Washington’s Melvin Gilliam, Jr.  Gilliam is a red-shirt junior who will be graduating this spring with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration...