By Bob Collins Eagle Guest Writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjP-IeA-K1E WHITE PLAINS, New York - Dr. Olivia J. Hooker, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre, has passed away, her goddaughter Janis confirmed. Janis said Dr. Hooker passed away at her home in White Plains, New...
www.newsone.com   The model and actress died Nov. 15.   Family and friends of Kim Porter were reportedly planning the model and actress’ funeral just days after her unexpected death last week in California. As her loved ones continued mourning, questions lingered over how exactly the 47-year-old...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Christopher Mathias       On Tuesday evening, Tracy Baton stood on the steps of the Sixth Presbyterian Church — the same church where Mr. Rogers worshipped for many years — and spoke to a crowd of thousands. “When Mr. Rogers came to...
www.thegrio.com By TheGrio Political figures including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Maxine Waters and Eric Holder were each targets of a multiple explosive threat apparently targeted at left or centrist operatives   Authorities have intercepted several suspicious packages that were sent...
www.washingtonpost.com By DeNeen L. Brown Vanessa Hall-Harper, a Tulsa city council member, and local activist Kristi Williams visit Oaklawn Cemetery, where many think there is a mass grave for people killed during the rampage. (Shane Bevel/for The Washington Post) The black city council...
www.latimes.com By LORRAINE ALI The tapes are out there. At least according to Tom Arnold, actor-turned-investigative reporter in Viceland’s “The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold.” The eight-part series, which premieres Tuesday, follows the “True Lies” sidekick in his maniacal quest...
www.nytimes.com By Sam Roberts       Frank E. Petersen Jr., who suffered bruising racial indignities as a military enlistee in the 1950s and was even arrested at an officers’ club on suspicion of impersonating a lieutenant, but who endured to become the first black...
www.yahoo.com By Charles Robinson Last spring, when NFL team owners were privately battling the collusion case brought against the league by former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a curious debate began in some corners of the multibillion-dollar sports apparel industry. It orbited around two questions: Was...
www.cbsnews.com By EMILY TILLETT     Former President Barack Obama will be immortalized on the streets of Los Angeles as L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the city council voted to rename Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard. Garcetti tweeted Tuesday night, "We're thrilled that...
www.people.com By EMILY ZAUZMER   Aretha Franklin fans are saying their final goodbyes to the Queen of Soul. The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit is hosting two days of public open-casket visitations. Franklin died at age 76 of pancreatic cancer on August 16. On Tuesday, the...