The Texas Legislature meets every other year. This month the 84th Texas legislative session will start Tuesday and will be in session for 140 days, unless a special session is called by the governor to extend the session.
It’s not surprising that during the Christmas holiday, songs like I’ll be Home for Christmas and Blue Christmas have been popular for generations. This year, All I Want for Christmas Is You is No. 1 on the Billboard Top 100 ...
A couple of weeks ago the Dallas Branch of the NAACP sponsored their annual Freedom Fund event – which this year was “Pre Thanksgiving Luncheon: Expanding Civil Rights” held at Charlton Methodist Hospital.
Do you have health insurance? Prior to last year, many people did not have health care because they could not afford it.
I have taken the last three weeks and watched as events have unfolded in Ferguson, Missouri, and now in New York.
There have been protests all over the United States from the West Coast to the East Coast
Nov. 15 marked the start of the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period. Millions of Americans will have the opportunity to shop for and enroll in customized health insurance plans most suited to their personal needs until Feb. 15.
This past week, I had the pleasure of talking with a young man who is a first-year teacher in the Dallas Independent School District. He teaches the fourth grade in a very low-income area of the city. The school doesn’t ...
After the Civil War and during the early 20th century, Blacks for the most part voted Republican.
You may ask why would I start this column with that. It’s simple, that is when the next election is. On May 9, 2015, we in the city of Dallas will have an opportunity to elect six new Dallas City ...
On Tuesday, we exercised our right to vote and selected those we want to represent us. In spite of the voter ID law, we still had an opportunity to vote and have our voice heard.
While speaking to reporters regarding his resignation from the Justice Department, Attorney General Eric Holder, who became the nation’s 82nd attorney general in February of 2009, said that he would continue to participate in the national debate on social and ...
Adrian Peterson made his first court appearance last week. It is now widely known that he was indicted for behavior that not only is not a crime in Texas, it is specifically protected.
Residents of the city of Dallas will have an opportunity to vote to increase the compensation for the mayor and council members during this election period.
When I think of Africa, I think of a continent where civilization began, an enormous land-mass filled with ancient civilizations, rich cultures and sandy beaches