By Fred L Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p26HElWXhl0 The Nevada Board of Parole members Connie S. Bisbee, Tony Corda, Susan Jackson, and Adam Endel granted O.J. Simpson parole from prison, after serving more than eight years, for his role in taking sports memorabilia...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lilly Workneh “Being a woman of color, we need to understand that we’re dope,” said a creator of the...
www.npr.org By KAYLA LATTIMORE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DxfdANEv04 Raising teenage girls can be a tough job. Raising black teenage girls as white parents can be even tougher. Aaron and Colleen Cook knew that when they adopted their twin daughters, Mya and Deanna. As spring came around this...
www.usatoday.com By: Alysha Tsuji     Six-time Pro Bowler Terrell Owens wants in on Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 basketball league. The former NFL wide receiver told TMZ Sportsthat he had players trying to figure out how he could participate this summer. Owens said they weren’t able to work...
www.theindigenousamericans.com       Ruling: Trump administration shortcut environmental review; Court seeks additional briefing on whether to shut down pipeline – Washington, D.C.  The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr fjones@theoklamomaeagle.net     There is a saying that until change, tragedy or disaster hits home, you really don’t understand it. Now, with the Crawford Park shootings, Sunday July 9th, 2017, Black on Black crime has hit Tulsa north...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) Board of Education is expected to vote on whether to approve as its new police chief, Mathias Wicks, who was selected by Superintendent Deborah Gist on July 6, 2017. Wicks replaces Robert Swain...
www.thegrio.com     California Democrat Maxine Waters has decided now is the time to take “the gloves off” when it comes to Donald Trump. Her goal is to get others to see Trump the way she does. This all according to a New York...
www.theundefeated.com By MICHAEL A. FLETCHER     Shamoya McKenzie was on top of the world as she left midday basketball practice on New Year’s Eve 2016. The 6-foot-2 middle-schooler had just learned she was moving up to the high school varsity and her mother...
www.thegrio.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZjuRnA3TqI West Virginia resident Kenton Tilford has officially registered a campaign committee to get Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson elected president, called “Run the Rock 2020.” Johnson has not yet commented on the committee that has been set up in his name, but he has spoken about...