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Arts of Africa: Redesigned Arts of Africa reopens at DMA

A sense of pride seemed to ring within her voice when Dr. Roslyn Walker spoke about the redesigned Arts of Africa gallery housing the African artifacts inside the Dallas Museum of Art.

Teen moms find solace at Alley’s House

Dallas County has one of the highest teen births in the state of Texas and the highest rate of repeat teen births. Furthermore, the United States has the highest number of teen pregnancies and teen births in the industrialized world, ...

Jay Z testifies in dispute over his hit song Big Pimpin’

Jay Z told a jury Oct. 14 that he believes he has a valid license to use Arabic music featured on his 1999 hit Big Pimpin’ that is now the subject of a copyright infringement trial.

Erykah Badu to perform Live Nudity

“I think that art is a vessel that creates dialogue, and I hope it inspires the youth to move,” said Erykah Badu about the potential impact of her upcoming stage work, Live Nudity.

Eddie Murphy earns top U.S. prize for comedy at Kennedy Center

A star-studded lineup of comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin and Arsenio Hall honored Eddie Murphy as an “American icon.”

Trends of Black abortion: Getting to the heart of the matter

While the number of abortions and abortion clinics continues to decline across the country, African Americans still make up approximately 30 percent of the abortion rate, according to a study released last year by the Alan Guttmacher Institute, a worldwide ...

Black artists: Making waves at the Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary.

Go green: Making snack time count

During this busy time of year, it’s easy to let nutrition slide. That’s why it’s important to have healthy snacks ready to take with you so you can keep your energy up while you’re on the go.

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade 4WD Premium

The Cadillac Escalade has reached cult status. No other reason explains why the body on frame, three-row sport utility’s global sales were up by almost 70 percent through July.

Venus & Mars … the difference between men and women

As act one opens, Venus (Sheran Keyton) and Mars (Robert Rouse) – the hottest male and female artists of the Motown Era – get the call of their life. Bretheren Smith (Jage Bothmann) wants to manage both of them and ...

The evolution of play time, activities

In today’s electronic-driven digital age, youth are defining a new way to play.

Project Plié: Bringing classical ballet to the ‘hood

“So, we’re going to do a beginning ballet class, dancers, and all I need you to do is follow along,” announced the director of the Dallas Black Dance Theater Academy to the company of children before her. “Go ahead and ...

Top chefs take on MegaChef Cook-Off

A few of Dallas’ top chefs showed off their culinary skills at the first MegaChef Cook-Off held during MegaFest at the Dallas Convention Center on Aug. 22. Chef G. Garvin, host of The Food Network’s series, Road Trip with G. ...

War Room filmmakers build on previous successes

Faith-based movies that succeed at the box office shouldn’t be a surprise anymore, but War Room, a Christian family drama about marriage, has proved to be somewhat miraculous.

ManCODE on being a Black man in America

“Define manhood for us from your individual perspective.”