By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   On the heels of Officer Betty Shelby’s acquittal of the #TerenceCrutcher killing, many people in Tulsa north and surrounding communities are thinking, “what’s next, what can I do to help, now?’ It’s quite simple,...
By Margaret Hicks Eagle Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   Directed by Tulsa’s Rodney L. Clark, “Flyin’ West” will premiere on May 27, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in the Liddy Doenges Theater at The Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E 2nd St, Tulsa, Okla. Subsequent...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   (TULSA, OK) – May 25, 2017 – In order to help address the significant nutritional needs of children during the summer, the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service...
www.theblackfactor.com By Mary Willis   What’s that old expression? “If you want to hide something from a Black person, put it in a book.” (or some say, "write it down") There’s long been a stereotype that Black people don’t like to read. The...
By Margaret Hicks Eagle Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   On May 27th and 28th, the 20th Annual Black Wall Street Memorial March will honor the legacy of Tulsa Oklahoma's Greenwood Community, also known as Black Wall Street, and remember the tragedy that destroyed the...
www.newson6.com   TULSA, Oklahoma - Betty Shelby defense attorneys asked for mistrial first thing Tuesday morning before the jury was brought into the courtroom. Defense attorney Shannon McMurray said the prosecution was repeatedly implying Shelby's choice to obtain council and wait a few...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKI-ASSEjLQ Reverend Al Sharpton is back in Tulsa for the beginning of the Terence Crutcher/Betty Shelby murder trial. Sharpton, who was in Tulsa 11 days after Officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher...
www.newson6.com By Justin Shrair News On 6   Members of the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce took to the streets Tuesday night to protest ongoing issues between them and the board. The protesters said they’re frustrated with many issues, including feeling ignored. "We’re out here to...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper (D) District 1, Unity Moving Forward for Change, and Reed Family Unit are sponsoring a cleanup in Tulsa north. Volunteers are sought to help clean up Tulsa north. The event will happen...
www.ktul.com By: Clayton Youngman TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby's high-profile trial has begun. Jury selection began Monday in Shelby's trial for first-degree manslaughter after she shot and killed Terence Crutcher in September 2016. Crutcher was unarmed at the time...
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