The Joint Runoff Election for Dallas County was June 21. Among those elections were: Duncanville for mayor and District 4 Councilmember, Farmers Branch for mayor and District 2 Councilmember, Seagoville Place 5 Councilmember, and Dallas ISD District 6 member of ...
This summer is the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, sometimes referred to as the Mississippi Summer Project. In June 1964, the campaign was launched to register as many Blacks as possible to vote in Mississippi. Mississippi was chosen because of ...
Last week I talked about my experience going on a bus tour of Southern Dallas’ newest development projects. This week, I will focus specifically on South Dallas. Not only does the sun shine brighter in the Sunny South but the ...
On Sunday, I visited Joy Tabernacle African American Episcopal Church on Holmes Street in South Dallas. The talented and gifted Pastor Michael Waters is the founder and senior pastor of the church.
I was recently appointed to serve as the chair of the Community Development Commission for the city of Dallas. I have served on this committee at different intervals for the past 10 years.
Dr. Maya Angelou was one of the most beloved heroes of our time. Her magnetism was so great that millions – probably billions – of people across the globe felt a connection to her.
Mayor Mike Rawlings has made economic development in Southern Dallas a priority of his administration.
The National Black Church Initiative, a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African American churchgoers, calls on African Americans to withhold contributions to NPR in response to their stifling of minority voices through the ...
Only 2.01 percent of eligible voters in Dallas County voted in the May 27 primary runoff election.
I left Dallas in 1961 after graduating from Lincoln High School, one of three segregated high schools in the city.
I watched very closely as the results of the Dallas ISD school board race came in.
It has come to the attention of the Texas Publishers Association – The Black Press of Texas – that Dr. David Alameel’s campaign has deliberately neglected the Black Press
May 27 is Election Day once again. This election will decide those races where no candidate received a majority of the votes in March’s primary election.
Last Saturday, Dallas ISD held an election for District 6 trustee, a majority Black district located in Oak Cliff.
Once again, we are witnesses to man’s inhumanity toward man; but more specifically, man’s inhumanity toward girls.