Historically, unity and volunteerism have been some of the most powerful tools that African Americans have used in order for our people to make advances in society.
Texas made national headlines, ironically on of all days – June 19 – when the United States Supreme Court upheld the unanimous 2011 vote of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to deny an application by the Texas Division
Nearly 50 years ago, just days after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee, Congress passed the Fair Housing Act in tribute to the slain civil rights leader.
The news of Joyce Ann Brown’s death spread throughout Black Dallas last week. And while many may have been touched by the news of her passing, many more were touched by her life.
While many issues divided legislators along ideological lines this session, there was one important issue where we all stood united: That Texas’ children deserve the best educational environment in order to promote their success.
It is an honor to congratulate all high school graduates in the 30th Congressional District for successfully completing your high school education.
Four new people have been elected to serve on the Dallas City Council for Districts 3, 4, 7 and 8. These four districts are the designated African American districts on the council.
Another legislative session has come and gone, and education was once again a hot topic.
Even 100 years after the Civil War, African Americans were denied the right to register and vote. Voters in the South faced the majority of the discrimination at the polls. Most Blacks that attempted to register faced barriers such as ...
With much regret, we had to cancel Monday Night Politics: Trinity Parkway Concept scheduled for Monday because we were not able to get qualified presenters to discuss the pros and cons.
One of my key responsibilities as a state senator is to ask questions about the hundreds of new laws and proposed changes that pass through the Legislature each session to ensure we will accomplish what is best for Texas. But ...
It often seems the only time Black Texans think about Black-owned businesses is when it’s time to complain about shoddy customer service, or the difficulty in finding them conveniently, or their failure to carry preferred brands. Rarely do we equate ...
The Press Club of Dallas awarded 13 Excellence in Journalism Awards on the night of May 21 at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Downtown Dallas. The Press Club is committed to advocating and defending the free practice ...
On May 9, Dallas residents voted for a mayor and City Council members. Incumbent Mike Rawlings won the majority vote for mayor. Carolyn Arnold won the majority vote to become the councilmember for District 4.
First lady Michelle Obama was the commencement speaker at Tuskegee University on Saturday. Tuskegee is a private historically Black university in Tuskegee, Alabama, established in 1881 by Booker T. Washington.