Illinois, and MENLO PARK, California – Saturday is National HIV Testing Day. Walgreens and Greater than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, have teamed up with more than 180 health departments and local AIDS service organizations in 150 cities across the country to offer free HIV testing.
Quinn Mason, a graduate of North Dallas High School, is an accomplished musician, sculptured by the classical sounds on radio with its different types of instrumentation disseminating through the airwaves.
Sometimes artistry and insanity are so intertwined you can’t distinguish between them.
Police brutality, police-involved shootings and hate crimes against African Americans has inundated the headlines year after year, raising concerns about the community maintaining a positive outlook on life.
In today’s technology driven age, the successful small business owner is a savvy individual with a passion for their product.
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Students from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry have teamed up with community to host Miles for Smiles – a collaborative event to raise money for individuals who cannot afford much-needed dental care.
The city of Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation held a steel signing on June 11 of the Margaret McDermott Bridge, named after the wife of Eugene McDermott, philanthropist and one of the founders of Texas Instruments. The ceremony marked substantial progress on the bridge construction and the eastbound arch, according to city representatives.
The crime rate has been steadily decreasing for 25 years, but mass incarceration has had very little, if any, impact on the decline, according to a report from the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University.
Four new people have been elected to serve on the Dallas City Council for Districts 3, 4, 7 and 8. These four districts are the designated African American districts on the council.
Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially-charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it. But that’s exactly what they did. And rather than acknowledge that they went overboard in defending the misconduct of the police officer involved – conduct that the chief of police later described as “out of control” – some of the network’s personalities are attacking those who pointed out that they messed up.
Another legislative session has come and gone, and education was once again a hot topic.
In March of 2007, I wrote a column under the headline: “Obama drama.” It began,
Last week, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton became the latest $100 million man in the NFL, joining a list of 10 other guys that includes Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson, J.J. Watt, Colin Kaepernick, Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco. The first year of Cam’s five-year deal will land him $31 million, including a $22.5 million signing bonus. WOW!
“Your first job brings you more than just a steady paycheck – the experience teaches young people life and work skills that serve them long after the job is done. But as our nation continues to recover [from] the deepest recession since the Great Depression, American youth are struggling to get the work experience they need for jobs of the future.” – White House, “We Can’t Wait Initiative,” January 2012
Putting money in a savings account seems simple enough, yet it’s a struggle for many.
A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending has revealed what many consumers have known for years. Debt collectors often cross the line with abusive behaviors.
Hundreds of American hospitals are turning a profit by charging patients exorbitant rates for necessary procedures. And for 50 hospitals in particular, the mark-ups are as high as 12 times the amount it costs them to deliver those services.
Education reform alone isn’t enough to close achievement gaps between Blacks and Whites, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute.
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