www.v103.iheart.com By Glenn Cosby Lauren Simmons is the only full time female trader on the floor of the New York stock exchange. At 23, she’s also its youngest. And she joins just one of two African-American women to sign the constitution...
  www.theconversation.com Co-Authors Taasogle Daryl Rowe Professor of Psychology, Pepperdine University Kamilah Marie Woodson Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology (Clinical Psychology by Training), Howard University     Do you smell it? That foul odor that floats in the air, when something you thought was dead is unearthed. That’s the...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Julia Craven   The rapper is no longer boosting the self-esteem of black folks. He’s only boosting his own. The release of a Kanye West album has long been an event, a musical moment worthy of grabbing a snack and settling...
BlackAmericaWeb.com By Tonya Pendleton,   How does the 2018 version match up to the 1972 version?   In 1972, the movie Superfly came out and quickly became a blaxploitation classic. Starring Ron O’Neal as drug dealer Priest, the film’s popularity was based on its male protagonist taking it to...
www.nbcnews.com   "No matter where you come from, no matter what you decide to do in life, you can do anything you want to do," Breed said. San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city’s first black woman...
www.newsone.com By Parker Riley     Wherever North Korea is, Dennis Rodman is not far behind. The former basketball star who hasn’t shown his eyeballs in public since the late 1990s popped up in Singapore on Monday for the historic handshake of two egomaniacs: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un....
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     In reaction to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) suspension of an important fair housing rule, a groundswell of national advocacy has emerged calling to preserve the rule and its goals of fair housing...
www.host.madison.com By GAYLE WORLAND gworland@madison.com Jim Latimer conducts the Capitol City Band in rehearsal for the band’s 50th season. Early each year, Jim Latimer pulls together some 150 songs arranged for more than two dozen musicians — piles of sheet music that the...
www.theconversation.com By Kimya N. Dennis     As a sociologist and criminologist, I often do community outreach on mental health prevention. I urge organizations and programs to avoid “one size fits all” approaches. There are many ways that mental health issues can impact individuals,...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     The second annual Wayman Tisdale Day is Saturday, June 9th at the Agora Events Center located at 1402 S. Peoria event starts at 8 pm. Tisdale graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Okla.,...