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Community Conversations on the IMPACT of our history

It’s not a forum. It’s not a lecture. It’s not a workshop. It’s a conversation with the community regarding issues of concern for the African American community.

Create your own bathroom retreat

With so much time spent in the bathroom, it is important to give that space a little TLC like the rest of the home.

Selma: Historic film features the struggle for the right to vote

Through blood, sweat and tears, civil rights leaders fought to bring equality to all and to help Blacks attain the right to vote. The movie Selma features the battle fought by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights ...

Holding on to your car

While driving a new vehicle off the lot may sound tempting, the financial commitment it brings is not an option for most families.

Life lessons: Reel-ality television talk

The Real Housewives of Atlanta – (Is your house really a home?) The law seems to be busy in the reality television world and the RHOA is no exception.

Diagnosed with cancer – What’s next?

Receiving a cancer diagnosis often comes as a shock, for the person who is diagnosed as well as family and friends. It can be challenging to know the right questions to ask, or how to get the right information heading ...

On a high note: Stirring it up for the new year

Here we are again. Another year wrapped up and in the history books. Hope all of you had a good year. If you didn’t, there’s no looking back. We are moving forward. What will we do differently? Do we make ...

Annie, It’s a Hard Knock Life

If you love musicals with a twist of diversity, then today’s version of the popular American musical, Annie, is for you. Annie, It’s a Hard Knock Life, is based off the popular 1982 film, Annie, which was based off the ...

Top Five

Top Five is a romantic comedy, starring, written and directed by Chris Rock. The film features many talented comedians, actors and actresses; including Rosario Dawson, Cedric the Entertainer, Tracy Morgan, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, J.B. Smoove, Sherri Shepherd and many ...

Gifting Christmas to local families

Mayor Pro Tem Tennel Atkins hosted the eighth annual Family Gifting Day on Dec. 8 as a part of his Home for the Holidays campaign, which helps families in District 8 provide their children with gifts for Christmas.

Holiday Diet Tips: Keep calories in check while enjoying the Season

As the seasons change we’re all tempted to indulge, but consuming all the extra calories added from sugar in those decadent sweets and savories can quickly add up to pounds on the scale!

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.