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On a high note: Size fabulous

This column is meant to give you a brief pause from all of the sensationalism and headaches of our everyday lives.

Forever – Home for the Holidays

Jennie, a mom who has two biological daughters of her own, has been waiting 19 months to adopt a young toddler named Elijah.

The Color Purple musical

“Now none of us know what the Lord’s got planned for us,” the preacher sang in “Mysteries Ways,” an early number of The Color Purple at The Music Hall at Fair Park on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23.

Moto Theatre WORKS comes to Dallas

Moto Theatre WORKS, initiated in 2007 in New York City by Kene Holliday, added its second location in Dallas during the spring. It takes pride in making sure all of its actors are well-rounded and extremely encourages literacy.

Thanksgiving is Served

Nothing pleases the senses like a home filled with family, friends and the welcoming aroma of a holiday meal. Whether you’re cooking up a full-menu feast from your own kitchen or you need a delicious idea or two to share ...

Toy company donate toys to underserved children

The holiday season is a time of family gatherings, football and endless servings of food. It’s also a time where people prepare themselves to score deals of discounted items from Black Friday sales and become pre-occupied with other customs. However, ...

Dinner tips for picky eaters

When it comes to promoting a healthy diet, it can be difficult to convince children to eat their fruits and vegetables

Dear White People

Racism is one of the most controversial topics in the United States. Though somewhere between the Civil Rights Movement and the election of America’s first Black president, a group of people have declared racism to be extinct, there are those ...

Harambee: Festival continues despites financial instability

The Harambee Festival is more than just a festival. For 40 years, the annual cultural event has provided a way for people to connect to their African culture and community.

Justin Simien: creator of Dear White People

Justin Simien, 31, is a Houston native and movie fan who finds direction and inspiration from directors like Stanley Kubrick and Ingmar Bergman. He is also the new, young director who has grabbed the baton that Spike Lee and John ...

Art Smith: Historic art collection of an African American jeweler

“From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith” is an exhibition of striking necklaces, rings and bracelets created by African American designer Art Smith.

Blacks more plugged into social media, user beware

While Black and White people have similar rates of Internet use, Black people are slightly more plugged into certain social media sites, where sharing life’s minutiae is the norm.

Savor pumpkin pie spice all season long

Fall has arrived, and with it comes the king of all seasonal flavors – pumpkin pie spice.

Flo Rida celebrates Pop Culture Living

Global music superstar Flo Rida celebrated the launch of his new Pop Culture Living barware and home accessories line at Sushi Couture on Oct. 16.

Easy tips for a healthy school year

Another school year is underway and with it comes homework, play dates, team sports and more, which can make feeding children healthy snacks a daunting task.

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