Lyriq Turner, a fifth-grader at Charles Rice Learning Center, took the top spot in the 24th annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition final. She and seven other finalists vied for first place on Jan. 15, at The Majestic Theatre.
Dallas ISD pledges action in response to demographic report Superintendent Michael Hinojosa and Dallas ISD trustees discussed a recent demographic report that revealed a slight decrease in student enrollment this year
Texas’ largest school district has joined the national debate over whether communities should cut their ties to the Confederacy by renaming buildings or removing monuments.
Twenty years. That’s how long the Dallas Cowboys have gone without winning a Super Bowl.
It was a magical performance as more than 300 students combined forces to light up the holiday season at the 23rd annual Christmas Kwanzaa concert on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson convention center Naomi Bruton ...
Since Darnna Banks was a little girl she has been focused on one dream – a dream that almost seemed impossible for a little girl growing up in Oak Cliff.
In Alabama, a Presbyterian church wanted to be able to hire its own police for protection. Mosque leaders around the country are meeting with law enforcement officials as an anti-Muslim furor fuels arson attacks and vandalism. And the Federal Emergency ...
Gas leaks, leaking roofs, classrooms that are too hot or too cold and bad food leave students feeling neglected and that the Dallas ISD and the city of Dallas just doesn’t care about them.
If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were a candidate for U.S. president, what would he be saying today on the campaign trail?
In response to a student walkout on Monday at 2:55 p.m. at South Oak Cliff High School, Dallas Independent School District administrators talked briefly to students, parents and community members on campus that evening about the condition of the building ...
In Mrs. Vadillo’s kindergarten classroom at Bethune Elementary, the start of the school day is not filled with lessons or discussions of the previous night’s homework.
It was not a Happy Thanksgiving for the Dallas Cowboys as the team lost their eighth game of the season, losing to the undefeated Caroline Panthers, 14-33, on Thanksgiving Day.
The seven-time Grammy Award-winner Kirk Franklin is back after his five-year hiatus. His 11th studio album entitled Losing My Religion hit stores on Nov. 13.
Protests by University of Missouri Black students that forced the school’s administration to address racism and other problems mirror efforts decades ago that led many majority White schools to create African American studies and other programs.
As a member of Townview’s Big “D” Band 15 years ago, Matt Houston learned many valuable lessons beyond music. His band days might be far behind him, but the lessons he learned in school are still close to his heart ...