By Eagle Newswire NORMAN – Civil rights activist, humanitarian and award-winning artist Harry Belafonte will be the featured speaker at the University of Oklahoma for a public discussion on “My Life in Activism,” scheduled for Wednesday, February 8. Belafonte also...
  By Eagle Newswire   OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Regina Goodwin held a hearing at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, to discuss the newly designed A-F Grading System for Oklahoma Public Schools. Currently, an A-F grading system is being used to...
    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...
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 R. ERIC THOMAS Hello, come in, sit down. United States Congresswoman Maxine Waters of California will read you now. Honey, Maxine Waters is not the one. You may have been told that she is the one but you were lied...
www.atlantablackstar.com By: Tanasia Kenney A new report examining TV food advertising viewed by preschoolers, children and teens found that African-American youths are disproportionately exposed to junk food ads, viewing almost 50 percent more ads for unhealthy snacks than their white counterparts. The study,...
www.latimes.com It’s good to be home.  My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks.  But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks.  Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or...
By: ROGENE JACQUETTE He called NATO obsolete. He said Germany’s acceptance of refugees is “utterly catastrophic.” The decades-old One China policy embraced by the United States? That’s up for discussion. Just days before Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, world leaders on three...
www.theroot.com President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by meeting with the namesake son of America’s most brilliant civil rights icon.  As per usual, the meeting is to take place at New York City’s Trump Tower...
www.theroot.com By: Angela Helm@anjiihelm Bishop Eddie Long, the embattled pastor of Georgia megachurch, New Birth Missionary Baptist, has died from an “aggressive form of cancer” according to the church. He was 63 years old. New Birth issued a statement to the Atlanta Journal...
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