Over 140 low-income families throughout the Dallas Metroplex received garden kits through the Family Garden Demonstration Project on Sept. 13.
Collin County is the second wealthiest county in Texas, yet 44,530 children in Collin County are food insecure – that’s 20 percent of the children. Furthermore, Plano is one of the most affluent cities in the country, and more than 7,000 children in 46 Plano ISD elementary schools are eligible for free or reduced lunch – that’s 29 percent.
As the 2014-2015 school year is underway in Dallas ISD, many students have begun to get acclimated to homework, new friends and new school environments.
In a recent conversation with an elementary school teacher in Dallas Independent School District, he shared information about the students in his school that is located in east Oak Cliff.
(NNPA) – Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. hasn’t left the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building yet, but civil rights activists are worried about whether a strong advocate in Holder’s mold will succeed him.
Amid heightened concern in the U.S. about the ferocious Ebola disease, two prominent Republican officeholders last week seized upon the proper concern over a Liberian national in Dallas testing positive for the virulent disease as a chance to show they think the GOP’s political cesspool has no bottom.
Justice for 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was murdered by Michael Dunn in Jacksonville, Florida, on Nov. 23, 2012, in a dispute over loud music has not come without a struggle
The Supreme Court recently blocked an appeals court ruling that would have restored seven days of voting in Ohio. In just three sentences, the court reduced voting access for tens of thousands of Ohioans, in yet another effort to suppress the vote.
I know you political junkies are on the edge of your seats now that Dr. Ben Carson has said he will likely run for president. I have been waiting to see what Black folks will do when President Obama leaves office.
Survivors Dr. Renee Hornbuckle and Dr. Sheron Patterson joined forces in the name of sisterhood and solidarity to launch their Pink and Purple Challenge on Oct. 2.
Another school year is underway and with it comes homework, play dates, team sports and more, which can make feeding children healthy snacks a daunting task.
Dazzling glass windows connect community, culture
Shadows and light intermingle with silhouettes and color in the newly installed windows of the Highland Hills Branch Library in Southeast Dallas.
While Black girls possess high levels of leadership qualities, they receive the least opportunity to fill these roles throughout their lives, a new report finds.
The most effective way for companies to connect with African Americans is by reflecting diversity in their advertisements and utilizing Black media, according to a new study by Nielsen.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Oct. 2 that it will take up a key enforcement tool used to address systemic discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.
Denzel Washington reteams with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua in the action thriller, The Equalizer.
The African American church has played a vital role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and many years before even that critical time in history.
WeVote is an initiative to get more people to the polls in Dallas County for the Nov. 4 midterm election.
After being confirmed as the nation’s first African American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he would not tip-toe around the volatile subject of race.