Thursday, December 3, 2020
www.pistolsfiringblog.com By Seth Duckworth   Monday will be the eighth American wrestler to receive this honor   Kenny Monday will be inducted into the United World Wrestling Hall of Fame later this month at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. To date, I don’t believe UWW...
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...
www.thevox.com By Li Zhouli@vox.com      It’s officially day 18 of the partial government shutdown — and its effects are becoming increasingly apparent. The December 21 deadline for funding a portion of the government, including the State Department, the Justice Department, the Transportation Department, the...
www.time.com BY JULIA ZORTHIAN    It was in 1964 when the author James Baldwin reflected on the shortcomings of his education. “When I was going to school,” he said, “I began to be bugged by the teaching of American history because it seemed...
www.usatoday.com 'The president’s disgraceful performance today — refusing to confront Putin even as he criticized American intelligence agencies — only underscores the dangers we're facing.' President Donald Trump Monday appeared to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's denial of interfering in the 2016 U.S....
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Troy Lee Hines, Jr. was born July 18th, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Troy Hines, Sr. and Louis Moore. He was better known to his friends and family as “Troy Jr”. Troy attended Dunbar...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Senator Kevin Matthews will hold a press conference on Thursday, November 29 at 10:00 a.m. at the Greenwood Cultural Center (322 North Greenwood) in Tulsa to announce the official name change of the 1921 Race Riot...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   On Saturday, December 20, 1969, Joey Hobart Crutcher and Leanna Faye Johnson both said "I Do." Joey and Leanna were childhood sweethearts, and both had a passion for music which is what attracted them to one...
By Eagle Newswire Former Tulsa County sheriff Stanley Glanz took the stand Tuesday, March 7, 2017, to defend his use of racial slurs to describe African American people. The testimony came during a civil rights case involving death of an inmate at the Tulsa County...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Former Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Rueben Gant, has been named the Interim Executive Director for The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation (JHFCR). Gant, previously Managing Principle Consultant for Resource Consulting Group...
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