Terance Crutcher Situation Unchanged The one thing you can always be sure of in the Betty Shelby situation is that her motivations and decisions are rarely honest or realistic. She was not afraid for her life when she shot an unarmed man...
It’s hard to say why people are being killed in greater numbers than “usual.” Trouble is the “usual” was too many, and “more” is even more reason to find ways to curb lethal violence. The question is not only...
      The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial        Like a returning flock to seasonal lands, Republicans are trotting out a system of tax cuts for the rich and limited spending for education. Limited, meaning 46th in the nation in spending...
  Justice is not always blind and it isn't always quick, but, in the case of the State of Oklahoma vs. Kepler it is steady despite some improbable early outcomes. Former Tulsa Police officer Shannon Kepler is heading back to...
  By Rev. Mareo Johnson Eagle Guest Writer BLM Tulsa/NAACP Tulsa   http://media2.kjrh.com/video/video_studio/2015/08/02/Hundreds_attend__Stop_the_Violence__rall_325153.mp4   With all of the recent occurrences, our city is in need of healing and change. With the acquittal of Betty Shelby killing Terence Crutcher, and the recent police killing of Joshua Barre',...
It would be easy to look at the disappointing verdict of Betty Shelby for the shooting death of Terence Crutcher on its face and say this case was another case of the Tulsa Police Department “getting away with another...
Oklahomans should be worried at how our legislators, through campaign donation, are being led around by their noses by mammoth predatory lending companies’ intent on bending our State to their wills, and to their own advantages by charging onerous...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial 6/8/2017 Nationwide, black people are arrested at higher rates than white people. In 2014, the NAACP reported African Americans were incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites. Similarly, in August 2014, USA TODAY reported that...
By David Blatt   After months of wrangling, legislative leaders finally introduced budget bills late on the last Tuesday of legislative session, just three days before the deadline to adjourn. This budget appropriates $6.86 billion for FY 2018 — almost the...
By State Rep. Regina Goodwin Eagle Guest Writer   Session came to a close and teachers will not get a pay raise. The Republican super majority failed   to provide money for a teacher pay increase. The unbalanced effort to balance the approx....