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Allegations of collusion: Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.

State Fair Classic champions battle to stay on top

Last year’s Black National College Champions, the Grambling State Tigers (4-1), met the Prairie View Panthers (2-2) in a SWAC showdown at the State Fair Classic at the Cotton Bowl Oct. 7. The Tigers were led by North Texas native ...

Prairie View Panthers take a time-out for Lancaster ISD students

Each year, as the State Fair Classic rolls back around, the Prairie View Panthers pick a Dallas County school campus to host their local give back day. For 2017-2018, they chose Lancaster ISD’s Rosa Parks Millbrook Information Systems and Software ...

Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insult

President Donald Trump struck a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a b---- off the field” for protesting during the national anthem. The line drew loud applause at the president’s political rally ...

A Tiger Dynasty: TSU celebrates homecoming

Texas Southern University’s Homecoming 2017, themed Tiger Dynasty - 90 Years, The Reign Continues, will be held Oct. 7 to Oct. 14. The coronation ceremony of Miss TSU Tramauni Brock and Mr. TSU Chad Zeno will be held Saturday and ...

Texas Southern announces preliminary boost in fall enrollment

Texas Southern University announced a preliminary boost in enrollment for the Fall 2017 semester. More than 10,500 students have started class on campus after a late opening to the academic session following Hurricane Harvey.

Get focused: Plan to make productivity a priority

Although there are many reasons to feel stressed in the workplace, productivity is often at the root. After all, productive employees are often perceived as the most valuable employees, and when productivity fails, it tends to put everyone on edge.

Dallas ISD’s mission to save the district – Part Two: The aftermath

Backlash aimed at three African American trustees revealed an unattractive side of local residents after the Aug. 18 Dallas ISD board meeting, when school trustees could not agree on which TRE option to place on an upcoming ballot and all ...

DCCCD, food bank launch mobile food pantry

Food insecurity – or lack of access to nutritional foods – in the Dallas area is nothing new, including hunger on college campuses. That’s why the North Texas Food Bank and Cedar Valley College joined forces Sept. 20 for Hunger ...

HBCUs head to meet with White House amid strained ties

President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Dallas ISD rethinking effort to rename schools

Dallas Independent School District is narrowing its focus as it looks to rename some schools bearing the names of Confederate figures.

Madison alumni honor past, hope to inspire youth

James Madison High School hasn’t met state academic standards for two consecutive years. While there isn’t a definite source of this problem, an eager and motivated student body is vital to the progression of a school.

Stephens tops US Open final for first Grand Slam title

Sloane Stephens’ remarkably rapid rise from a ranking of 957th in early August to U.S. Open champion on Saturday began with the slow work of coming back from surgery on her left foot.

Dallas ISD’s mission to save the district – Part One: How the vote failed

Possibly the most contentious issue the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees has had to deal with in the past two years has been the vote to approve the order of a Tax Ratification Election. Though the TRE proposal was previously ...

Educational tool helps bridge communication in local school districts

Creating the next generation of global leaders is what DeSoto Independent School District’s coordinator of Parent Engagement and Professional Learning, Dr. Amber Reed, said is the district’s vision.

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