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Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates featuring candidates for criminal, family and district court

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, highlighted the Democratic candidates running for criminal court, family court and county court at law positions in front of a packed crowd at the African American Museum, Feb. 5.

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Innovators and visionaries: Macy’s celebrates Black History Month

This February, Macy’s will celebrate Black History Month by welcoming a host of innovators in fashion, entertainment, art, music, literature and technology, who are pioneers in their industries. Innovation is one of the cornerstones of Black culture, helping to propel trends, widely influencing pop culture, and changing the face of history.

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Black Panther

Film stars, creators reflect on movie’s message

Fans who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of Black Panther, Marvel’s historic first Black superhero film.

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Around the State

Dallas recently announced its Dallas 365, a report of performance metrics which further emphasize our commitment to “Service First” that aims to provide greater accountability to residents.

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Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn’t hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait.

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Big rainbows in the political clouds for children

God has sent some huge rainbows in the clouds for vulnerable children amid a profoundly negative political climate.

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Urban Leaguers are ready to fight for a fair and accurate 2020 Census

Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons. The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct.” – United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 2

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Watching the good ol’ boys up close

With the most recent confusion swirling out of the White House, the potency, power and arrogance of white supremacy is giving off a glaring light.

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Access to safe, affordable housing threatened

In recent days, threats to the nation’s housing finance system have emerged. At the center of the controversy are two key issues: the obligation of mortgage lenders to ensure broad mortgage credit for all credit-worthy borrowers, and secondly, whether the nation will enforce its own laws banning unlawful discrimination.

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Use of racial politics exposes both Republicans and Democrats

President Donald Trump’s former chief political advisor and strategist Steve Bannon said, “If race is the issue, we win.” So we see Trump’s obsession with blaming everything on former President Barack Obama, or attacking Colin Kaepernick, Jemelle Hill, Steph Curry and other African Americans.

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Counseling Corner: Laughing your way to better health

There are many factors that can have negative effects on us, but sometimes it’s important to focus on those things that can actually improve the quality of our lives.

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Importance of knowing your vital signs

Anytime you go to the doctor, typically the first things that he/she begins to measure are your vital signs.

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Lenders that aren’t serving minorities for home loans

Across America, a troubling pattern emerges in data analyzed by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

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Black athletes have long history of not sticking to sports

This year’s NFL season featured two of America’s pastimes: football and race, with pregame protests dividing fans along color lines and making Sunday afternoons among the most segregated hours in the country.

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A broken system: Behind the bars of Texas prisons – Part 3: The taxpayer’s cost

“Texas leads the free world in incarcerations.” – Commissioner John Wiley Price

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Monday Night Politics - Meet the Candidates features candidates for judicial, criminal and family court

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, Jan. 29 to the African American Museum featuring candidates participating in the March 6 Democratic election.

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NAACP’s ‘Real State of Our Union’ rallies Blacks to vote

On the night of President Trump’s first State of the Union Address, NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, hosted its own rebuttal, “The Real State of Our Union,” hosted by acclaimed journalist, Roland Martin.

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The State of the Union: Morally dead and leaving vulnerable children behind

As I listened to President Trump’s State of the Union Address waiting to hear even a kernel of hope for our country’s most vulnerable children, I became more and more distressed and disgusted as these children’s needs were once again left behind along with the values of the America and all great faiths that so many of us love and respect.

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State of the Union offers a ray of hope for finding common ground in infrastructure development

“It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.” – President Bill Clinton

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Response to the State of the Union Address

In response to the State of the Union address …

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