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ChamberWorks: Preparing young musicians for excellence

Classical musicians, composers and conductors of the future will have a unique opportunity during the summer break to take a more in-depth view into the world of music while perfecting their skills through ChamberWorks from Monday through July 18.

The Black Church and the strength to forgive

For many outside the Black community, they had never seen anything like it. Though suffering and deep in pain from the loss of loved ones at the hands of Dylann Roof at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, they ...

Superintendent Miles resigns

Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles' reign has ended.

‘Quinn’tessential musician

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.

Dallas ISD 2014-2015 valedictorians

A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School Tatian Lamarr Almendarex Texas A&M Commerce/Psychology

Closing achievement gaps requires more than education reform

Education reform alone isn’t enough to close achievement gaps between Blacks and Whites, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute.

Honoring the memory of Judge Steele

Commissioner John Wiley Price has proposed that the Dallas County Courthouse located at 414 E. R.L. Thornton be named to honor the late judge and constable, Cleophas Steele Jr.

Student dances his way into prestigious program

When Jordan Lovelace dances, heads turn.

Dallas ISD plans for the future

Officials of Dallas Independent School District held an informational public meeting to discuss its comprehensive plan for programs to help provide the best education in the nation and better facilities on May 20 at the James W. Fannin Elementary campus ...

Graduate/entrepreneur seeks to motivate and inspire other youth

Talmadge “TJ” Vaughns Jr. is a high school senior and young entrepreneur, preparing to cross the stage and take his last steps as a high school teenager and cross into a new world as a young adult college student.

President Powers leaving UT-Austin as diversity issues linger

Bill Powers won’t be the University of Texas at Austin president who decides whether to keep a statue of Jefferson Davis, a tribute to the president of the Confederacy, on campus.

UT students take aim at Jefferson Davis statue

Protestors have defaced the statue of Jefferson Davis on the University of Texas campus, most recently with the words “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT.”

Charter schools in Black communities

Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation.

Women need P.R.A.Y.E.R.

If you say you are a Christian, then you should be having regular, interactive conversations with God.

New HBCU champions

A little help may be on the way for Historically Black Colleges and Universities struggling against falling financial support and an increasingly skeptical public.