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Monday Night Politics - Meet the Candidates presents School Board Candidates

The Dallas Examiner | 4/17/2014, 2:36 p.m.

On Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Dallas Examiner will present Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates for the School Board elections. The forum will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the African American Museum at Fair Park, 3536 Grand Ave.

The forum is in preparation for the May 10 election of Dallas Independent School District Trustees for District 6 and 8.

There are five candidates running for District 6:

  • Carlos Sherman
  • Joyce B. Foreman
  • Llewellyn A. Blackburn Jr.
  • Bertha Bailey Whatley
  • Marcus Ranger

There are three candidates for District 8:

  • Kristi M. Lara
  • Miguel E. Solis
  • Richard P. Sheridan

Additionally,there are two candidates in the Democratic primary election runoff May 27:

  • Andrea Hilburn
  • Erika Beltran

Sponsors for MNP include: NAACP Dallas Chapter, Urban League of Greater Dallas, Urban League of Greater Dallas Young Professionals, Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Metropolitan Dallas Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Dallas Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Dallas Association of Realtists, Dallas Pan-Hellenic Council, Theta Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., Omicron Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 411 Reality Radio and the African American Museum.

For more information, call The Dallas Examiner at 214-941-3100.