Raoul Peck’s documentary brings James Baldwin’s words to an America that needs to listen. By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   “I Am Not your Negro” is a Magnolia Pictures release, directed by Raoul Peck, starring the late James Baldwin via archived footage and...
  By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   When asked how he got into the barbering business, Willie Sells said he “…needed a profession after high school.” Though Sells had done some hair cutting in high school, he believed he could “learn to do...
  By Fred Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Miracle 61 Production is moving its epic play “No Sister of Mine” to the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame for a special Black History Month production, after two sold out standing room only performances at...
Reflection Is Your Direction – Youth Extravaganza for Grades 6-12  By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer  Wendy Whitmore and Mecca B in association with Women of Wonder are hosting a Youth Extravaganza on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at...
By Fred Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Retired McDonnell Douglass aircraft supervisor and auxiliary police officer Julius Walls transitioned to glory Monday morning Jan. 23, 2016. Walls graduated from Severe High School in Lockesburg, Ark., in 1960.  He moved to Tulsa, Okla., with...
    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...

What’s Up Tulsa

2017 Transportation Academy. Langston University will be holding an informational meeting on January 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. for students in grades 9 and 10. The Transportation Academy is a summer program the pays a stipend to 9th and...

Farewell Barack Obama

By Fred Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   There will never be another President Barack Obama.  Time has assured us of this.  Obama is the first man of color to become the President of the United States of America, and has shown us...
By Eagle Newswire The past couple of years, an overwhelming number of African American organizations across the nation have closed their doors due to the loss of funding from the corporate sector. Tulsa witnessed the closing of its beloved Metropolitan...
By Eagle Newswire Oklahoma loses another educator to Texas. Tulsa's Washington High School principal Nanette Coleman has submitted her resignation. Coleman’s resignation will take effect Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. She is a BTW alum and has been the school's principal since 2014. Before...
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