In an historic effort – reflective of their own sports heroes in the 70s – four NBA athletes took the stage during the ESPY Awards, July 13, to address the recent incidents of race-driven violence across the country. The four ...
Golden State star Stephen Curry thanked NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James for their message while accepting the night’s first award for record-breaking performance. He hit 402 three-pointers during the regular season.
Together We Stand was originally intended as a convening of area faith leaders to address the recent shooting deaths of Black citizens by White law enforcement officers.
Summer is here and that means it’s time for baseball games, barbecues, camping trips and other vacations. However, it’s also a time for continued learning, whether you’re staying at home or out on the go exploring your community and beyond.
In a major victory for affirmative action, a divided Supreme Court on June 23 upheld the University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race.
For the past 30 years, the Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has been a fixture in the community.
Since arriving at Dartmouth College in 2014, Melissa Padilla would chat with her friends about the lack of diversity among the faculty and wonder why there weren’t more instructors who looked like them.
State Rep. Yvonne Davis, D-Dallas, announced that over $500,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and 28 other urban areas throughout Texas.
Fifteen hundred miles from the Deep South, in a central Wyoming middle school, a Confederate flag and a racial slur were scrawled on a bathroom wall.
The deadline for rising high school seniors and college/university-level students to apply to attend the Nate Parker Summer Film Institute, a competitive program to be conducted July 8 through July 17 on the campus of Wiley College, is Tuesday.
Dallas ISD is set to partner with the non-profit community to turn a vacated school building in South Dallas into a one-stop shop that will serve both students and their families.
Helping young men become leaders of the future was the goal of the second annual DeSoto ISD Male Leadership Symposium held at DeSoto High School on April 16.
Thirteen years ago, when Dr. Jennifer Wimbish set foot on the campus of Cedar Valley College as its new president, increasing enrollment and becoming an integral partner in the community were only two of many goals and challenges she had ...
Local youth had an opportunity to display their talents during The Youth Explosion, part of Eta Phi Beta Sorority children’s service program that strives to teach leadership and encourages students K-12 to become productive citizens and adults.
“We are here today to celebrate the Negro spirituals and recognize the musical legacy of Miss Jowanda E. Jordan,” announced Monya Logan, minister of Worship and Arts at St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church, as she raised her voice in ...