By Eagle Newswire       Mayor G. T. Bynum and the Mass Graves Investigation Public Oversight Committee will hold its first public meeting on Thursday, June 27, 5:30 p.m. at the 36th Street Event Center, 1125 E. 36th St. N., to discuss plans to...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDXp_s9k1eY   The talented little angel named Sheila Escovedo was born on December 12, 1957 in Oakland California. But she maintains her stage name as Sheila. E. Sheila E. was highly influenced by her father since he was...
www.tulsaworld.com By Kendrick Marshall Tulsa World     It’s not often that a Netflix production is able to crystalize a common parallel that relates to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. “When They See Us,” directed by Ava DuVernay, displays the tale of the so-called...
https://blackamericaweb.com/2019/06/13/house-hearing-on-reparations-set-for-next-week/?fbclid=IwAR0xELlhNWw72oiYX0pB0SeE57JZkogblICIS0WKh5qohhKceyfU5ilq5VM By ERRIN HAINES WHACK Associated Press       The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The House Judiciary Subcommittee...
www.tulsaworld.com By Rhett Morgan     A national initiative to train African-American entrepreneurs is coming to Tulsa this summer. The Black upStart, a pop-up school based in the Washington, D.C., area, will host “Black Wall Street: Tulsa Edition” on three consecutive weekends in July...
By Eagle Newswire     Black Lives Matter Tulsa is set to host its 2019 Community Enrichment Banquet Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m.at The Oklahoma Jazz hall of Fame located at 5th South Boston in Tulsa, Oklahoma.     This year’s gala will feature...
By Eagle Newswire       Oklahoma Democratic delegates are set to elect a new state party leader this weekend after an election year in which they lost more ground in the state Legislature and slid further into the red financially. This will be...
By Eagle Newswire       The Tulsa Juneteenth Festival will be held on Thursday, June 13-June 16, 2019 on historic Greenwood Ave across from OSU-Tulsa hosted by Tulsa Juneteenth Inc. This is a FREE fun filled festival with activities for the whole family...
By Eagle Newswire       Flash floods again hit Tulsa on Thursday, June 6th. A heavy downpour fell, 4 inches of rain in 3 hours, causing storm drains and creeks to overflow onto streets including 36th Street North and Hartford. Forecasted rains disrupted...
www.bestcities.org     POPULATION METRO: 990,706 The one-trick energy pony that was Tulsa has ambled into the sunset. In its place—American art, music and a dogged pursuit of talent attraction and livability. For years, Tulsa was the Oil Capital of the World. Today, the...