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Around the State

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth will host a job fair on Aug. 7 for individuals seeking employment.

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Legislative action begins with us

The Dallas Examiner has been trying to determine why many Blacks are not voting.

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A victory for affirmative action

Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news:

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The Golden Times: What happened?

As I have gotten older, I have begun to appreciate music from the 70’s. I have become a fan of Maze and Frankie Beverly.

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U.S. foreign policy led to the border crisis

I have been increasingly concerned by the near hysteria in connection with the Central American immigrant children who have attempted to enter the USA, fleeing from poverty, crime and violence.

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Flashes of déjà vu: Have I not seen these people before?

For much of this month I was experiencing flashes of déjà vu.

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Breaking the chains: Learning to turn it up so you can turn it down

Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York is in the news again, this time allegedly for officers brutalizing inmates. I did time at Rikers Island. No, not as an inmate, thank God, but as an employee. It’s another world behind those bars, where only the strong survive.

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Marches, protests predate 1964 March on Washington

Although many are nostalgically reflecting on 50 years ago when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, there was no universal agreement on what tactics to deploy in the fight for equality, according to a report on the movement by the Economic Policy Institute.

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Kappa Kamp focuses on leadership, academic success

The Dallas-area chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. hosted its annual Kappa Kamp Summer Enrichment Program June 15 through Sunday on the campus of Paul Quinn College, located at 3837 Simpson Stuart Drive. The camp was open to young men ages 12 through 16.

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Social media campaign combats vicious teen rape photos

According to researchers, the most common form of drug facilitated sexual assault is alcohol-related, with the victim in most cases consuming the alcohol voluntarily.

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Finding a place to call home

Nearly 6,000 children have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect by their parents or caregivers in Dallas County. Some children eventually return home. During that waiting period they are placed in foster care, if one is available.

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A Community that Gardens together … Grows together

Classes on the ecosytem allow students to connect with nature

Nature offers man its most valuable resources – soil, water and air. Combined with proper care, they can transform into a bountiful field with enough fruit and vegetables to sustain a community. Maintaining such a field can provide an opportunity for the community to bond, as well as a chance for individuals to connect with Mother Nature.

Secretary Burwell announces steps to further strengthen HHS management team

Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has named Leslie Dach to a newly created Senior Counselor position, to further strengthen the HHS leadership team and enhance the Department’s ability to deliver impact for the American people.

Secretary Burwell announces steps to further strengthen HHS management team

Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has named Leslie Dach to a newly created Senior Counselor position, to further strengthen the HHS leadership team and enhance the Department’s ability to deliver impact for the American people.

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Expungement process requires patience, money to cut through bureaucracy, red tape

Reggie Ruffin, the local man arrested in 2009 and 2010 for violent felonies but released after being found not guilty in each case, learned that the lawsuit he brought against the city was thrown out of court June 20 by the U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit Court, Texas Northern District. Ruffin cited malicious prosecution and violation of his civil rights when he filed his case in January.

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Building the PQC village

Paul Quinn’s student living center, first building since 1990

Paul Quinn College is the only Historically Black College and University in Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Summer cooking for tech-savvy chefs

Texas is known for its barbecues because nothing is deeper to the heart of a Texan than beef, chicken or pork cooked on an open flame – especially during the summer.

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Addressing abuse of older Americans

Leaders in the fight against elder abuse announced on July 10 a framework for tackling the highest priority challenges to elder abuse prevention and prosecution, and called on all Americans to take a stand against the serious societal problem of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.

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Tips to prevent food-borne illnesses in the summer

With summer comes fun in the sun, swimming in the lake, and picnics in the park. But while the kids are frolicking on the jungle gym, food-borne bacteria can be wreaking havoc with that special potato salad you made for the family gathering. Dietitians at Parkland Health and Hospital System warn that as food heats up in sweltering summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly.

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The border of responsibility: Should we be taking care of immigrants?

Every year, the United States deports 400,000 immigrants who entered Texas illegally. Recently, the number of immigrants entering illegally has increased dramatically, with the majority of them being children traveling unaccompanied by an adult.

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