Kenyon Martin, NBA veteran of the Denver Nuggets, New Jersey Nets and L.A. Clippers, among other teams, returned home recently to Oak Cliff to mentor young athletes during summer basketball camp at the Becky Saner Recreation Center.
One the basketball court, NBA players give their all to please fans and bring home a win for their team. But off the court, these talented ballers are family men and philanthropists aiming to give back to their community and ...
Michael Robertson and some of his friends – Zantana Zuniga and Johnnathan Melendez included – have recurring weekly appointments as part of their work. But those appointments aren’t in an office, and they don’t involve talking about sales, hiring employees ...
Strong Schools Strong Dallas, a coalition of educational, youth-oriented and advocacy groups, is set to present a new Tax Ratification Election program to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees on Aug. 5.
Dallas County Community College District will offer students an opportunity to choose new or gently worn clothing they need for job interviews or to spruce up their workplace wardrobes during its Fit2Hire event July 22.
Dallas County Health and Human Services will hold school vaccinations before the back-to-school rush at six clinics Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation recently launched Raising Texas Teachers, a program to provide $50 million over the next 10 years in scholarship funding for students committed to a career in teaching, and technical support for premier Texas teacher ...
DCCCD is a network of seven community colleges in Dallas County. On June 6, members of the college district’s board of trustees unanimously approved a new concealed carry – or campus carry – policy. The policy will start Aug. 1.
With one in four children in North Texas living in a food insecure household, the need to alleviate child hunger in the state is crucial.
A historical marker, the Civil Rights Trail historical marker, was unveiled for the First African Baptist Church, Savannah’s First African Church, the Savannah Morning News reported. The memorization took place June 14 outside the church, which is one of the ...
State Sen. Royce West and Rep. Helen Giddings filed bills to address the shortage of early childhood teachers in the North Texas area
Now that Pomp and Circumstance has faded from memory and the graduation balloons are deflated.
Four graduating high school seniors have been selected by the Council of the Great City Schools to receive the 2017 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship.
The historic Liberty Theatre and Cultural Center has launched a new academy named after its longtime champion.
“Our children have not mastered the art of discussion,” said the late Kathlyn Gilliam, an activist and the first Black female on the Dallas ISD board.