There is a crisis of monumental proportion in our so-called “Black communities,” a crisis that if not checked will prove to be our demise. We are bleeding so badly that we are in a comatose state and on life support right now.
Leadership Southwest, a partnership program between the Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster Chambers of Commerce, is a pathway to skilled directorship said Keith Vinson, the program’s chair-elect, as he reflected upon the organization’s recent May 18 graduation ceremony.
Maya Angelou once said that people might forget what you say and do, but never how you make them feel. The saying describes the aspirations of SMU graduate Maya Jones – named for the legendary poet and activist. The young performer has an impressively powerful voice that some say can sometimes provoke feelings of elation, and other times feelings of sorrow.
Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates hosted a forum for the runoff elections in Dallas County. The event took place Monday at the African American Museum in Fair Park.
Bringing business investment and sustainable living to the southern part of the city has been a trial at times Mike Rawlings admitted during the Year Four Progress Report for his GrowSouth initiative on May 2. The event was an up-to-date analysis of his plan to re-grow, revitalize and improve schools in the southernmost parts of the area through economic development.
Helping young men become leaders of the future was the goal of the second annual DeSoto ISD Male Leadership Symposium held at DeSoto High School on April 16.
May is National Foster Care Month. And from May 1 to June 26, Mattress Firm will host an initiative to help children in the foster care system in Dallas/Fort Worth through CASA Dallas and CASA Tarrant County. During the campaign, local stores will accept clothing and monetary donations during business hours. For store locations, visit http://www.mattressfirm.com.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Learning Center is seeking professionals to help for career day on May 16 and May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thirteen years ago, when Dr. Jennifer Wimbish set foot on the campus of Cedar Valley College as its new president, increasing enrollment and becoming an integral partner in the community were only two of many goals and challenges she had in mind.
Stories of mother love: “They didn’t want me to have Walter because of my age.
Leave it to Pat Buchanan, a former Richard Nixon speechwriter, to summarize why Whites fear an increasingly diverse United States.
Ted Cruz is gone – and good riddance.
The Flint water crisis is now two years old – and the water still isn’t safe to drink.
“Eschewing political banalities, sloganeering and appeals to fears and suspicions, the candidates should seize the opportunity to challenge the nation to regain her sense of purpose by facing her imperfections, not apologetically, but with the firm resolve that this nation can and should do better.” – National Urban League
Veteran radio talk show host Carl Nelson will present his third Power Talk event June 17-19 at Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
A seeming wave of several high-profile deaths has been sobering for many readers.
Persistent and significant stock market swings, combined with shifting workplace structures and an outdated retirement benefit system, are profoundly impacting Americans’ ability to save and prepare for a secure retirement.
When your to-do list is miles long and deadlines are looming, it can be hard to tap into a creative, problem-solving mindset.
New diagnosis explains extreme behavioral issues
Children who display anger, verbal agression and reoccurring temper tantrums are often labeled as children with behavioral issues, lacking in discipline or simply bad children. But a fairly new diagnosis, appearing for the first time in the DSM-5 published in 2013, suggests that those children could be experiencing a brain disorder called disruptive mood dysregulation disorder with severe irritability.
Over 35 students of diverse backgrounds from across the DFW Metroplex have gathered on Saturday mornings to discuss issues dealing with race relations, police shootings, sexuality, gender and politics, since the year began.