Editor’s Note:             Former Mayor Terry Young has written this week’s editorial, which we endorse.              We make the following observations about the Helmerich Park land give-a-way:             If the sale of Helmerich Park were legal, the mayor’s new proposal would...
Last week, Harry Belafonte spoke to a pack at the University of Oklahoma to hear his stories about activism, the Civil Rights movement, and the role of actors on the stage of life, his upbringing with immigrant parents and...
  America now has the dubious distinction of leading the world in prison population: it accounts for 25 percent of all prisoners but only 5 percent of the global population. According to a new report from The Hamilton Project, which is part...
             Phil Armstrong             Jennettie Marshall   Two of the seven seats on the Tulsa Public Schools Board of Education are up for district general election on February 14, 2017. A runoff election could be held on April...
President Donald Trump assumed his office with a 44 percent approval rating, the lowest rating ever recorded. 30.6 million people watched his inauguration on television.  By comparison, 37.8 million watched television as President Barack Obama was being sworn in...
The doctor–patient relationship has been and remains a keystone of medical care. Yet, locally, a few independently practicing physicians, who practice in Tulsa north, contend that the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) is pushing them out of business prematurely...
                Historically, Tulsa north has been one of Tulsa's medically underserved communities. Standing in the gap have been its solo primary care physicians. To them people are unique and hard to quantify. Without question, they were and are in...
FREEDOM IS ONE GENERATION AWAY FROM EXTINCTION   President Ronald Reagan said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial 12/29/2016 WHAT IS IT? IS THERE A CRISIS IN EDUCATION AMONG TULSA MIDDLE SCHOOL CHILDREN? “The ideal of a public education has always been at the heart of the American promise… it's the promise of a good...
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