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Bowie given huge ‘Community’ welcome

“A star has risen on the spiritual horizon of our city in the person of Dr. Michael Bowie Jr.,” said Rep. Helen Giddings for Texas Dist. 109 during a gala reception to honor a new pastor in the city of ...

Black pollster: Democrats got their ‘butt’ whipped

Even with overwhelming support from Black voters, Democrats still lost control of the United States Senate in the midterm elections and President Barack Obama will have to compromise with the GOP-controlled Congress in order to get anything done in his ...

Residents: Miles, apologize or resign

Dallas ISD parents and students, along with concerned residents, continued to call for either an apology from Superintendent Mike Miles or his resignation during the Dallas ISD school board meeting held at the district administration building on Ross Avenue on ...

Miles called ‘bully’ for removal of Nutall

These were some of the labels tossed out to describe Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles at a spirited Oct. 16 emergency meeting called by former school board trustee Ron Price. The meeting, held at the Martin Luther King ...

Disparities in early childhood education

Though the nation increasingly recognizes the importance of early childhood education, young African Americans and other children of color continue to trail their White counterparts on key measurements, according to a report by the Center for American Progress, an independent ...

Modeling the expectation for tomorrow’s leaders

The Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy was developed based on the ideas of brotherhood and leadership.

Modeling the expectation for tomorrow’s leaders

The Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy was developed based on the ideas of brotherhood and leadership.

Educator receives CDA award

The Council for Professional Recognition promotes improved performance and recognition of professionals in the early childhood education of children from birth to 5 years old.

New rules for schools: Addressing racial disparities

Civil rights advocates praised the updated guidelines for addressing racial disparities in American public schools recently issued by the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education and recommended additional measures to close the Black/White achievement gap.

Howard ranks among top HBCUs

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has published a poll measuring the quality of the undergraduate education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. And, for the eighth consecutive year, Howard University ranked second among the 69 ...

Freedom Sunday: The role of Black churches

During the summer, the African American community commemorated the historical movement known as Freedom Summer or the Mississippi Summer Project.

Addressing the nutrition of chronically hungry children

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 ...

Local academic center provides resources for homeless students

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.

Black females lack leadership opportunities

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.

CBC joins Black churches for ‘Freedom Sunday’

If the Democrats lose the United States Senate and more seats in the House of Representatives in the upcoming midterm elections, Marcia Fudge, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, said that the Republicans would impeach President Barack Obama.

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