On Saturday, St. Philip’s School and Community Center presented It’s a Wonderful Life at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters.
By now, most people are familiar with who Michael Dunn is. If not, they have heard the name Jordan Davis
The primary and most trustworthy source of news and information to Black Americans has been and continues to rest in the bosom of the Black Press.
In the years after enslavement, Southern Whites did all they could to return to a manner of slavery. No White “owned” a Black person, but many Whites behaved as if they did. Theoretically, Blacks were free to come and go ...
“Jordan had no guns. He had no drugs. There was no alcohol. They were coming from the mall. They were being kids.” – Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis
The headlines in the case were sadly familiar. An angry adult armed with a gun used it to shoot and kill an unarmed Black teenager he thought seemed “bad.”
On Monday, the African American Museum at Fair Park Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates will present a two-part forum.
As we approach the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder in Sanford, Fla., justice again has been shortchanged in the Sunshine State.
This weekend at my church, True Lee Missionary Baptist Church, we made plans to go immediately after service and walk the neighborhood.
“There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering.” – Lonnie Bunch, founding director, National Museum of African American History and Culture
African American History Month is an appropriate time to raise the question of the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and the evolution of hip-hop culture and activism.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld made some comments a couple of weeks ago about not caring about “diversity” in Hollywood, especially in the area of comedy, and set off some very heated conversations across the country.
Friday night, St. Luke “Community” United Church presented as part of the Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. African Heritage Lecture Series, an open discussion on the “New Jim Crow Era.” Guest panelists were state Sen. Royce West and Dallas County Commissioner ...
The children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sue each other – as well as loyal family friends – so often that you need a program to keep up with the court action. Bernice and Martin Luther King III sued ...
Last Saturday, I took my sons to attend the first ever STEM Day in Dallas ISD. It was held at my alma mater, Skyline High School. For those who do not know, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.