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Crime

Bill Allowing Oklahoma Teachers To Carry Guns Without Special Training Advances

OKLAHOMA EAGLE —  A bill that would allow teachers and other school staff to carry guns without special training advances to the Senate floor. Right now, school personnel can carry guns concealed on campus if they have the permission of their districts; if they have completed CLEET training and possess a valid armed security guard license or hold a valid reserve peace officer certification. This bill would reduce those requirements to just having a districts permission, and a valid weapons permit. […read more]

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Community

Native Tulsan Malorie Ligons Truly Flying The Friendly Skies

OKLAHOMA EAGLE — Native Tulsan Malorie Ligons is soaring above the earth, literally. As a pilot for United Airlines, she has gone were only a few African American women have gone before. Ligons a graduate from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa is one of Tulsa North’s greatest alumnus. Ligons story is one of courage and valor. We asked Malorie Ligons to share a brief biography of her journey to become a female pilot in a male dominated industry. […read more]

Black History

NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary

OKLAHOMA EAGLE — The National Association of Colored People (NAACP), Tulsa chapter will recognize its 110th Anniversary with three days of programs. All events will be held at Varick AME Zion Church, 2716 N. Yorktown Ave., with Rev. Kenneth Evans serving as host pastor. The national organization of the NAACP was founded in 1909. […read more]

Commentary

#StayWokeOklahoma #WeVoteWeWin: The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial Political Endorsements

OKLAHOMA EAGLE — After weighing the wildly different candidacies of republican Kevin Stitt and Democrat Drew Edmondson it was clear the biggest and most significant difference was their view toward education. Oklahoma is at critical crossroads and most people see the state’s long and painful destruction of education as a cataclysmic crisis. Perhaps no other issue reveals the deep divide in how Oklahoma views government than education. It’s time for a change. […read more]

Community

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October

OKLAHOMA EAGLE — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month we aim to get as many people as possible involved in raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research. […read more]