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Aging gracefully is as much about feeling good on the inside as feeling good on the outside.

The Front Lines of the longest war in American History

It’s not just a movie, its real life. And it’s not what you thought it would be, it’s much more. The scenes in The Hornet’s Nest are taken from actual moments during the war. It shows the daily life of ...

Empowered to Change the World

In an area overwhelmed by hunger and homelessness, a project known as Design for Change empowers students to make a difference in the world around them.

Aging out: Caring for Dallas’ oldest citizens

“Madder than a wet hen,” was Charlie Fink’s answer when asked about his emotional state upon being involuntarily committed for psychiatric evaluation at Methodist Richardson Medical Center in February.

From Booker T. to Juilliard

“From the time that she was really little, she’s always been theatrical,” explained Wade Crowder, the father of 17-year-old Alicia.

The Happy Wives Club

Even though divorce rates are high, happy marriages do exist, according to Fawn Weaver, The New York Times bestselling author of Happy Wives Club

Dallas communities hit the parks for ‘It’s My Park Day’

The city of Dallas Park and Recreation Department called citizens to nurture their favorite neighborhood parks for “It’s My Park Day” last month. The annual event was a citywide beautification project that took place at 50 Dallas parks, including Pemberton ...

Millennials are more diverse – in many ways

Millennials are easy to spot

‘The Greatest Mix’ celebrates Core DJ’s 10th anniversary

The NNPA, a federation of approximately 200 Black newspapers, and the Hip-Hop Union, a governing body of businesses and entrepreneurs and the largest DJ coalition in the world, join forces to eliminate the communication barriers that have plagued Black America ...

Bright Lights on Dark Days

Movie lovers viewed and critiqued more than 170 independent films and attended a series of panel discussions, filmmaker Q&As, galas and more at the 2014 Dallas International Film Festival, held April 3 through April 13.

Reality bites: Animated films dig deep

The Dallas International Film Festival presented a roster of emerging talent during the Animated Shorts Competition at the Angelika Film Center April 7 and April 8.

Historic club continues ‘beautiful’ mission

Some of the most common things Blacks enjoy today, that are taken for granted, are things that African American communities were denied just 50 to 60 years ago. During that time, African Americans banned together to form groups within their ...

Author traces family back to 18th century

It all began with two documents. The first, said Lonnie R. Bunkley, author of Journey to Freedom, was an accounting of a slave who had been legally beaten to death in Alabama.

Race for Results shows Black children rank last on milestone index

Despite great progress that grew out of the Civil Rights Movement, “a web of stubborn obstacles remains” that prevents children of color, especially Black children, from reaching their full potential, according to a recent report by the Annie E. Casey ...

Blacks in the world of gaming, fantasy

All-Con, a yearly celebration dedicated to all things nerdy, geeky and open to devotees of animation, fantasy fiction, cosplay, comic books and gaming of all kinds, was held March 13 to 16 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Addison.