Republicans have no shame. After House Republicans voted more than 40 times to block implementation of what they derisively call Obamacare, they have the temerity to complain that the Obama administration flubbed the Oct. 1 rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
“Check your egos at the door.” – Rev Zan W. Holmes
Dallas County Judge Clay Lewis Jenkins, Dallas County mayors, other elected officials, community leaders and residents united this week for an “Ask Not – The Dallas County Day of Service” honoring the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
The Cotillion Idlewild Club will present three young ladies during its 92nd Debutante Presentation and Ball at the Fairmont Hotel on Nov. 29. Themed “Unleashing Visions of Elegance, Charm and Grace,” the ball continues a time-honoured tradition of presenting young ladies of excellence to Dallas society.
This year, Dallas ISD and the city of Dallas are joining forces to take a stand against bullying with the Take the Lead: Be a HERO – Help, Encourage, and Respect Others – campaign.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Nov. 13 that it plans to assist Jackson State University with an undisclosed amount as a result of its lost home contest with Grambling State last month.
Many people nationwide who are “of a certain age” can recall where they were when President John F. Kennedy was shot on Nov. 22, 1963. The details and emotional impact from that event have lingered within the minds of countless Americans.
If you keep hearing the name Dwayne Harris more often this NFL football season, it’s because the wide receiver and return specialist for the Dallas Cowboys is having his best season yet in his three-year NFL career.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network and a man of the cloth, has what Sen. Royce West called “longevity” in the public consciousness. Whether it was his establishment of the National Youth Movement in the 1970s, or his protesting of race-based assaults in various New York neighborhoods in the 1980s, or even his most recent appearance in a Saturday Night Live sketch that highlighted the lack of Black female cast members on the NBC show, Sharpton has been involved with social justice issues in the United States for decades.
Obama: No other state needs coverage more
Amidst a massive website failure and overall staunch opposition in Texas to the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama traveled to Dallas encouraging ACA volunteers at a synagogue, Temple Emanu-El. The volunteers have assisted consumers with their enrollment in the ACA through the HealthCare.gov website which has received an overwhelming amount of criticism after consumers either received error messages or were rerouted, in the middle of enrollment, to begin the process over again.
It was a heated meeting between residents of South Dallas and community leaders on Oct. 21 at the South Central Dallas Police Department patrol substation on Camp Wisdom Road. Several citizens voiced their concerns about having a Dallas Can Academy come to their neighborhood.
Hollywood continues to be a bastion of homogeneity where people of color are underrepresented, according to a new study from the University of Southern California at Annenberg.
Legendary hip-hop lyricist and poet Nas has been chosen to become the face of a new Hip-Hop Fellowship that was founded and developed at Harvard University earlier this year. The Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship is a new program that was funded by an anonymous donor, and at the request of this generous and forward thinking person, Nas was selected as the focal point and face of the program.
Running into old friends often brings up mixed feelings. Fond recollections. Unfinished business. Bad memories. Petty rivalries. Insecurities. Unrequited love.
“Have we read the minutes of the last meeting?” – Rev. Zan W. Holmes Jr.
Who would have thought that an overnight celebrity would be from a six-year-old just being himself? With his loving personality, TerRio Harshaw – also known as Lil TerRio – has captured the hearts of thousands around the nation. And his popularity has spread like wildfire after being recorded on his cousin Maleek’s Vine page dancing.
The city of Dallas will host a Shred Day/Coat and Blanket Collection as part of its Texas Recycles Day on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwest Center Mall, 3663 W. Camp Wisdom Road.
Although most of today’s headlines focus on Black educational failures, there are many positive achievements by Black students that often go overlooked, according to a new study.
Closing the income gap between Whites and minorities would boost earnings by 12 percent, an economic windfall of $1 trillion, for a nation burdened by debt and an anemic job market, according to a recent study by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Altarum Institute.
Music filled the air, courtesy of the David W. Carter High School marching band. The gathered crowd cheered as Carter’s cheerleaders and dance team served as a catalyst for the merriment on a chilly afternoon outside Dallas City Hall on Nov. 5.