The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that requires them to spend more than $30 million advertising with the three major television networks and run full-page ads in 35 White and Hispanic newspapers as well as purchasing space on their respective websites but not make a single purchase from a Black print or broadcast media company.
The city of Dallas will host its 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Friday and Saturday.
The lessons Martin Luther King Jr. taught – have we learned them?
Happy New Year! I’m hoping that your start to 2014 is much greater than 2013 ever was! Didn’t know I was a motivational speaker, huh? This is the time of year that we make resolutions of how we want to improve our lives. Many of us say that we are going to lose weight.
We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty at roughly the same time we’re observing the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This month will mark the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Across the nation and throughout the world community, millions of people will pay tribute and celebrate the birth of one of our greatest freedom fighters and most effective leaders.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared a war on poverty.
– I have written about the huge opportunity Black dissatisfaction with Obama presents to the Republican Party. It’s time to speak directly to Black Republicans and GOP congressional leadership about dissatisfaction with the loyal opposition.
More than three-fifths of Black working-age households – 62 percent – have no assets in a retirement account, according to a new study by the National Institute of Retirement Security.
The unemployment rate for Blacks dipped to 11.9 percent in December, according to the Labor Department, largely because likely workers, discouraged after months of searching for jobs with little prospects, have simply stopped looking.
Affecting nearly half of the U.S. population, gum recession is an oral health issue in which the gums have worn away, exposing teeth to damaging, disease-causing bacteria.
Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner for Primary Elections March 4, 2014, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays from Jan. 6 though Feb. 17 at the African American Museum, located at 3536 Grand Ave., Dallas TX 75210
We just experienced a shameful milestone in the history of U.S. media – and barely anyone noticed.
As the Obama administration makes strides to improve the functionality of HealthCare.gov, the flagship website for the Affordable Care Act, Republican lawmakers continue to block federal funds that would help millions of poor Blacks get health insurance coverage.
The quest and struggle for improving the quality of life in Black America has had its ups and downs over the past 100 years.
Happy New Year! Jan. 1 and Jan. 2 are the days when most think of the “new” year, yet with the first Monday in January falling on Jan. 6, that’s probably when most people will return to their desks with focused energy and ready to go.
All of us must continue to support the Affordable Care Act and the opportunity that it provides for nearly 6 million Texans to purchase affordable health care coverage for the first time.
Habari Gani! This is the greeting that is shared within African American families as they celebrate the cultural holiday, Kwanzaa. More than 50 years ago, Dr. Malauna Karenga founded this event as an opportunity to celebrate African culture here in the United States.
President Obama’s recent nominations of federal judges in Georgia – including one who supported regressive voter ID laws and another who favored retaining the confederate emblem as part of the state flag – highlights a failed system that effectively allows home-state U.S. senators to veto presidential judicial selections.
Last Monday night was the first of Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates for the March 4 Primary Election.