By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Increasing tensions are apparent as the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce continues to make changes that are contradictory to its current members and former officers. Charity Marcus was a member of the Greenwood Chamber and...
  By R.A. “Bob” Marshall Guest Contributor   According the SBA, there are more than 60 active small business lending agencies in Oklahoma. All but three are banks. The three that are not banks are in business to loan money and nothing else....
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   When seeking a hairdresser one of the deciding factors for many women is how well their prospective hairdresser’s own coiffures are kempt. Tori Tyson is the epitome of her salon’s slogan “Specializing in Healthy Hair.” She...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Greenwood Avenue in Tulsa, Okla., has seen its share of tragedies and transitions. First was the 1921 bombing and massacre that literally destroyed Greenwood to the core. However, through a resilient community, Greenwood was...
www.readfrontier.org   By DYLAN GOFORTH   "We just didn't like the way it represented Tulsa and the police department," Police Chief Chuck Jordan said. The Tulsa Police Department chose more than a month ago not to renew its contract with a controversial “live” police...
By Eagle Newswire   Home to over 10,000 Black residents, Black Wall Street, also known as the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Okla., was one of the most prominent concentrations of African-American businesses in the United States during the early 20th century. People...
  By Eagle Newswire   Mayor G.T. Bynum and District 1 City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper announced Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, that an ordinance will be sent to the Tulsa City Council to create the Greater Tulsa Area African-American Affairs Commission. “I have been...
By: Dan Hardman dhardman31@gmail.com By the time you read this Donald Trump will be President of the United States. I have no hope that by the time he leaves office he’ll act like it, to wit: “…I have a running war...
By Staff Writers Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby accused of manslaughter in the death of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last year returned to court Wednesday, Feb. 1 2017, as “Black Lives Matter” supporters looked on. Shelby’s attorneys asked a judge to dismiss the charges...
  Oklahoma Eagle Newswire Tulsa’s own Lester “L2” Shaw was in attendance at a private party on Jan. 6, 2017 hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House with the iconic band Chic ft. Nile...
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